PhD Research Fellowship at the Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center at Aarhus University, Denmark

Applications for the Aarhus University PhD Fellowship are now accepted. This award will support Danish students who will be undertaking Doctoral Research at the Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET – Imaging the pathology and progression of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease. Eligible candidates should hold master degree in medicine or the other related sciences. The winning candidate will receive a competitive salary for a 3-year period. To apply, the application packet must be submitted no later than 1 October 2015.

Fellowship Description
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, Dept. of Clinical Medicine, HEALTH, Aarhus University is offering a PhD fellowship commencing 1 February 2016 or as soon as possible hereafter. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is associated with abnormal formation of extracellular deposits (plaques) of the protein beta amyloid and intraneuronal tangles of tau protein. (Please visit the official link below to see the detail description of this program)

Award Value
The successful fellow may expect to receive the benefits of salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant professional organisations. The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Research in Imaging the pathology and progression of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Place of Study
At Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET – Imaging the pathology and progression of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease, Aarhus University in Denmark.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, all interested candidates must meet the criteria as follow:

  • A master degree in Medicine or academic qualifications on similar level/area
  • Must hold Danish authorisation to be able to practice medicine in Denmark
  • Interested in neuroscience with preferably some research experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD program
  • Relevant work experience and other professional activities
  • Familiarity with statistics.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Danish students are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Please send your motivated application by email to Research Coordinator Anne Sofie M. Andersen and include your CV, diploma and transcript of records, and at least one recommendation.

Submission Deadline
1 October 2015.

Website and Application Link