9 Month Grant for Clinical Epidemiological Prostate Cancer Studies


This grant is provided to an international PhD student in order to support to cover expenses such as house and boarding in Uppsala.

Uppsala University is dedicated to providing creative environments for learning. We offer a wide variety of courses and programs, world leading research, and excellent innovation an collaboration opportunities. More than 44 000 students have already chosen Uppsala University.

The Department of Surgical Sciences collaborates with Regional Cancer Centre Mid Sweden since 2009 on clinical prostate cancer research by use of clinical cancer registers (see www.npcr.se). Our team which consists of epidemiologists, clinicians and statisticians is dedicated to clinical prostate cancer research. By use of data in several large databases we study pattern of care, rare adverse effects of cancer treatment, and outcomes and we work on improving assessments of comorbidity.


You have an MD and you have an interest in prostate cancer epidemiology and you are eager to learn more in a new environment.  You are proficient in spoken and written English and you have some experience in data management.

What you will learn

You will have a very good opportunity to learn a lot about epidemiological and statistical methods, and medical writing.


Send us your application in English or Swedish with CV including training, current, and previous employment and list of publications and personal letter containing research experience and interest motivation for applying for the grant and contact details for three references.

Send the application at the latest November 26th, 2023  to par.stattin@surgsci.uu.se, Professor Department of Surgical Sciences, Urology, at Uppsala University.

Senast uppdaterad: 2022-04-07