Aug 20, 2010

PhD Scholarship in Environmental Stress, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

A PhD scholarship is available at the Environmental Stress Research Group, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark. The project will focus on identification, expression and functional dynamics of aquaporins in osmoregulatory epithelia in fish. The scholarship is an integrated part of the project “Molecular and cellular aspects of ion and water transport across osmoregulatory epithelia in fish” granted by the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences.

The successful student should have a good theoretical and experimental background in zoophysiology and molecular biology/biochemistry. The project involves periods of field work combined with laboratory experiments. The student is expected to collaborate with other PhD students, post docs and senior scientists working on related projects.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Steffen S. Madsen, e-mail

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
• Certified copy of diploma
• Reference letters, signed

All applications should be marked: “Job ID 103040”.

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 14 September, 2010 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 103040 and send it to:

Please see above.

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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