The Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen invites applications for a PhD scholarship in Plant Developmental Biology for applications from all nationalities.
The University of Copenhagen provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.
Copenhagen University’s goal is to carry out research of the highest quality, offering research-based education at the highest academic level and to disseminate new and traditional knowledge to the scientific community as to the surrounding community.
Applicants whose native language is not English must document proficiency in English by having passed one of the recognized language tests.
Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD programme in Plant Developmental Biology.
Worth of Award
The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 309,109 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 42,699). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

  • The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
  • Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Biology or related discipline with good results and good English skills. As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.

How to Apply
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking apply now below.
Please include

  • Cover Letter, detailing your motivation and background for applying for the PhD project
  • CV
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
  • Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any)
  • Full contact details (name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15 November 2016.
Click here for more details and to apply

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