Microbial Evolution: PhD scholarship, DTU 1296 views

Microbial Evolution and Synthetic Biology has an open position for PhD student at an international research center, The Novo Nordisk Foundation for Biosustainability, (Technical University of Denmark) the group leader is Morten Nørholm.

Responsibilities and tasks involved:

  • Successful candidate will be working on synthetic biology approaches for studying molecular evolution and essential genes in bacteria.
  • The position is part of a team of scientists working with synthetic biology, protein production and molecular evolution.


  • Applicant must have a master’s degree in engineering or a similar subject with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree in engineering.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with master’s degrees in synthetic biology or related discipline.
  • Applicant having experience in state-of-the-art bacterial genome engineering technologies such as MAGE and CRISPR is considered an advantage.


  • Application will be evaluated by Morten Nørholm.

Salary and Duration:

  • salary will be according to current rules for PhD degree students
  • Duration of employment is 3 years


  • DTU, Kemitorvet, Bygn. 202, 2800 Lyngby

Application Procedure:

  • Applications must be submitted online and documents must be in pdf file
  • Motivation letter supporting the application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (an official translation into English)
  • Note: applicants may apply before getting their master’s degree, but cannot begin before having received it.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas Synthetic Biology, Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount As per norms
Eligibility Open for International applicants
Deadline 22 June 2016

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