PhD position: Structural Biology (EU ITN project PIPPI) 1150 views

A PhD scholarship in structural biology is available at Department of Chemistry, DTU. The PhD student will be part of the EU-funded project “Protein-excipient Interactions and protein-protein interactions in formulations” (PIPPI).

Starting date: 1st of February 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

About the project PIPPI:

PIPPI is an Innovative Training Network (ITN) concerning the challenges in formulation of protein-based drugs. The industrial partners involved in the project include: Novozymes A/S (DK), MedImmune Ltd. (UK), Wyatt Technology Europe GmbH (DE), Nanotemper Technologies GmbH (DE), F. Hoffmann – La Roche Ltd., DFM A/S, Bioneer A/S.


  • Applicants must hold MSc degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, chemical engineering or an equivalent background that provides a strong set of analytical skills.
  • Applicant with hands-on experience with protein purification, X-ray diffraction, X-ray solution scattering or light scattering would be advantageous.
  • Applicant must have a strong interest in working in a cross-disciplinary environment and should have very good partnership skills.
  • Applicant must possess strong communication skills and a strong academic record.
  • Applicant must have fluency in communication skills (written and spoken) English.
  • Applicant must have zeal towards scientific excellence, be ambitious and hard working.

Salary: according to standardized EU rules for ITN grants and the appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students.

Duration: 3 years


  • Submit online applications
  • The file must include: motivation letter (cover letter); CV; Grade transcripts; personal statement (up to 2 pages) about the applicant’s experience, interests and career goals.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Technical University of Denmark
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas

Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, chemical engineering

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 2 January 2017

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