PhD position in Nanotechnology (Chemistry)

 One PhD position is open in the group NanoChemistry at Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark. The project is aimed at “Chemical Production of 3D Graphene Biocatalysts for Development of Enzymatic Biofuel Cells”.
The position will be available from the 15th July 2015 to the 14st July 2018 and be supervised by Associate Professor Jingdong Zhang (main supervisor) and Professor Jens Ulstrup (co-supervisor).

Qualifications

Candidates should have a master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or biophysics, or academic experience equivalent to a master’s degree in engineering, specifically with:

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by Jingdong Zhang and Jens Ulstrup.

Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years.

Further information
For additional information please contact Associate Professor Jingdong Zhang, DTU Chemistry, email: jz@kemi.dtu.dk.

You can read more about NanoChemistry group here.
How to Apply

Please submit your online application no later than 20 June 2015. Applications must be submitted as one pdf filecontaining all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • At least two recommendation letters from his/her supervisors
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines andexcel spreadsheet here)
  • Research plan

Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master’s degree, but cannot begin before having received it.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

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