Forensic Epigenetics: PhD fellowship; University of Copenhagen 1204 views

A PhD fellowship in forensic epigenetics, Department of Forensic Medicine (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences- SUND) at the University of Copenhagen is inviting application from qualifies candidates. The project will be supervised by Professor Niels Morling, (Department of Forensic Medicine) and the Co-supervisor is Senior advisor Claus Børsting, (Section of Forensic Genetics).

Duration: 3 year PhD fellowship

Starting Date: 1 October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter


  • Applicant must hold Master´s degree in genetics, biology, medicine, or a related field.
  • Applicant must be proficient in English language and must have excellent communication skills.
  • Applicant must have the capabilities to work in an interdisciplinary environment and should be ready to travel for performing experiments abroad.

Job description

  1. Carry through an independent research project under the guidance.
  2. Write scientific articles and the Doctorate thesis on the grounds of research project.
  3. Complete PhD courses or other equivalent education corresponding to approx. 30 ECTS points.
  4. Obtain experience with teaching or other types of dissemination related to the project work.
  5. Take part in the UG teaching of students in forensic genetics.
  6. Actively participate in national and international congresses and scientific meetings.
  7. Stay at an external research institution, preferably abroad.

Application procedure:

  • Apply online and application must include:
  • Cover letter- not more than 1 page
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Grade transcripts (Master´s degree)
  • Applicants with a Master´s degree from abroad must also attach a short description of the grading scale used.
  • Publication list (if any)
  • References and recommendations letter (if possible)
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Copenhagen
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas Genetics, Biology, Medicine
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 18 September 2016

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