PhD Research Fellowship in Structural Biology at the University of Oslo

The the University of Oslo is now offering an international research fellowship in the field of Structural Biology. The candidates are expected to have Biochemistry, Structural Biology, or related fields. The successful fellows will receive NOK 429 700 – 482 800 per year. To apply, please submit the completed application form no later than 28 February, 2015.

Fellowship Description
Position as PhD Research fellow is available at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo. Within the framework of the position, teaching duties may be assigned. The fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work. The ideal starting date is 1. April 2015, and no later than 1. July 2015. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution. The candidate will work on protein purification and structural biology experiments, in a project funded by the Research Council of Norway. The goal of the project is to elucidate mechanisms used by bacteria to adhere to surfaces and other cells. A better understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms could help to develop innovative antimicrobial drugs or surface coatings.

Award Value
The successful applicants may expect to receive NOK 429 700 – 482 800 per year.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Research program on protein purification and structural biology.

Place of Study
The PhD research project can be conducted at the University of Oslo, Norway.

Eligibility and Criteria
The main requirements of this scholarship is that the candidates must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Biochemistry, Structural Biology, or related fields. The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. In addition, a good command of English is required.

Applicants’ Nationality
Norwegian and overseas students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
To apply this fellowship, the candidates are required to provide all of the documents as follow:
-Application letter
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references

Submission Deadline
28 February, 2015.

Website and Application Link

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