Thursday, 7 November 2013

PhD position available in Cell and Molecular Biology at University of Southern Denmark

A PhD fellowship in cell and molecular biology is available at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark for a period of three years starting 1 March 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
We are looking for a highly talented, creative and motivated candidate to join a multidisciplinary project aimed at exploring the physiological consequences of reactive oxygen species accumulation in cardiac cells and protein kinases-mediated molecular mechanisms responsible for the modulation of scavenger enzymes expression and activity levels.
  • Position : PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Desired Profile : Qualified candidates must possess a Master of Science degree at the time of employment, have a background in biochemistry and molecular biology and a documented practical experience in cell biology techniques including flow cytometry and fluorescence microscopy. The candidate should be proficient in English and possess good technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Tenure : Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.
  • Campus : Odense
  • Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:
    • A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
    • A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
    • Detailed CV, including personal contact information
    • Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes
    • At least two signed reference letters.
    For further information please contact Associate Professor Barbara Guerra (bag@bmb.sdu.dk).
    Application deadline : 29/11/2013