A position of PhD fellow is vacant in Biorefining: Protein from green biomass- variation in yield and quality among grass genotypes at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen.

Principal supervisor: Prof. Jan K. Schjørring

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Email: jks@plen.ku.dk

Direct Phone: +45 35333495

About the project:

Duration: 3 years

Key tasks:

  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • Collaborate and interact with academic and private partners throughout the BIOVALUE platform
  • Work for the department

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold a relevant master’s degree within Analytical Chemistry, Biology, Chemical or Biochemical Engineering, Plant or Food Science or similar with good results
  • Applicant must have good English skills.
  • Previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience will be emphasized.
  • Analytical competences within chromatography and mass spectrometry will be positively evaluated.
  • Applicants having basic plant biological knowledge will be advantageous.


  • Starting salary is minimum DKK 309,109 with annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 42,699).

Application Procedure:

  • The application must be submitted online (in English)
  • Cover Letter (stating your motivation, competences and background for applying for the PhD project)
  • CV
  • Diploma and grade transcripts (BSc and MSc)
  • List of publications (if any)
  • 1-3 references with full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email)
  • Applicants whose language of instruction during BSc and MSc was not Scandinavian or English must enclose IELTS or TOEFL test scores.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Copenhagen
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas

Analytical Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Plant Science, Food Science

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 15 August 2016

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