Apr 28, 2011

PhD Scholarships in Nanotechnology at DTU, Denmark

A number of PhD scholarships are available at the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, DTU Nanotech, starting in the summer/fall of 2011. The subject of the PhD project must be within one of the main research areas of the department:

Cleanroom based micro- and nanofabrication
Polymer micro- and nanoengineering
Synthesis and self assembly of nanostructures
Lab-on-a-chip technology
Diagnostics and drug delivery
Miniaturised sensor and energy technology
Theory of micro- and nanosystems


Candidates should have (or soon obtain) a master's degree in engineering or a similar degree with an equivalent academic level. Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master's degree, but cannot begin the PhD education before having received the grade.

To apply for these scholarships candidates must have an agreement with a supervisor at DTU Nanotech about a specified project. Therefore, for a candidate to be considered for the scholarships, endorsement and project description must be enclosed. See under "Application" .

Approval and Enrolment

The scholarships are subject to academic approval and the candi­dates will be enrolled in one of the PhD programmes at DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.

Salary and appoint­­ment terms

The salary and appoint­­ment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD students at DTU. The period of employment is 3 years.

DTU needs diver­sity and supports equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, and ethnic back­ground.


We must have your online application by 13 May 2011 at the latest. Please open the link "apply for this job online", fill in the application form and attach all of the following documents:

Curriculum vitae of the applicant including a list of publications( guidelines)
A letter motivating the application (guidelines)
Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
Conversion of grade averages to Danish grades (excel spreadsheet for the conversion)
Description of the proposed research project (guidelines) (to be attached under "Attach other relevant file")
Endorsement by the DTU Nanotech supervisor (guidelines) (to be attached under "Attach other relevant file")

Further information is available at PhD at the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology or by contacting senior consultant Anne Line Mikkelsen, phone +45 45255858 , e-mail anne.line.mikkelsen @nanotech. dtu.dk.

DTU Nanotech - the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology - is situated in the northern part of Copenhagen. DTU Nanotech is a centre of excellence in micro- and nanotechnology exploiting sciences across the traditional boundaries of technology, thereby enabling innovative solutions for the benefit of society. DTU Nanotech has approx. 200 people on its staff. With 40 % non-Danes, the department constitutes an international environment.

Apply for this job online
http://www.dtu. dk/English/ About_DTU/ vacancies. aspx?guid= 61ee09cb- 8505-429d- 8e58-0dfcc7e13c4 b

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