Aug 20, 2010

PhD Position in Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

We wish to fill one PhD mobility fellowships at the Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, with the following description:

Activity study of microorganisms in marine environments using molecular ecology tools in combination with biogeochemical analysis.

Research will be on microorganisms living in marine water and sediments and it includes several field trips to marine environments around the world. We focus on microorganisms within the sulphur and methane cycle and combine microbial activity and molecular ecology with biogeochemistry and stable isotope analysis. The successful applicant should have interest in one or several of these areas and like to do both laboratory and field studies.

As this is a mobility fellowship, the student’s present degree must have been awarded from a university other than the University of Southern Denmark.

For further information please contact Kirsten Habicht,

Application, salary, etc.:

Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 1 October 2008 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information and list of publications
• Copy of degree certificate(s)
• Two reference letters, signed

All applications should be marked: “Job ID 103037”.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be forwarded by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format or Word XP 2003 legible format) to

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Closing date 10 September, 2010 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 103037 and send it to:

Please see above.

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