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Fellowship at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

Fellowship at University of Copenhagen in Denmark

Country: Denmark
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Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen calls applications for up to two PhD Fellowship in protein science commencing 01.10. 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position is available for a 3-year period. One project will focus on charge and charge patches in disordered regions in transcription factors and the other on disordered proteins interacting with large DNA clamps, such as proliferating cell nuclear antigens and the beta-clamp. The latter project is part of the TAMiR initiative (Targeting AMR by inhibition of bacterial stress responses) funded by Trond Mohn Stiftelsen and involves collaborations with researchers in Norway.


Candidates on this Ph.D. fellowship in Protein Science at University of Copenhagen will

  • Attend Ph.D. courses.
  • Write scientific articles and your Ph.D. thesis.
  • Teach and disseminate your research.
  • Stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad.
  • Work for the department.

Basic Requirements

  • MSc degree or similar in chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry or related fields.
    Protein expression and purification including optimization of protocols.
    Good oral and written English competences.

Preferred Requirements

  • Hands-on experience with biophysical techniques as ITC, stopped-flow, CD or fluorescence spectroscopy, or small-angle X-ray scattering (not just from courses).
  • Protein NMR spectroscopy including set-up and spectral analyses.
  • Structural biology.
  • Computation and/or applied bioinformatics.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Salary and Benefits

The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811). Negotiation for a salary supplement is possible. In addition to that, the university offers

  • Exciting and stimulating research projects in a strong international academic environment.
  • An open and inclusive work environment with dedicated colleagues.
  • Personal developments.

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About the University

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University. The university today is state-funded and has 23,473 undergraduate students, 17,398 postgraduate students, 2,968 doctoral students, and over 9,000 employees


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline10 August,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Copenhagen



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