Department of Botany at Stockholm University is offering doctoral position in plant physiology in Sweden. Students must hold master’s degree in biology or biotechnology with good communication skills. The PhD study should be completed within four years of full time study and will be financed by the Department of Botany at Stockholm University (2 years of doctoral grant and 2 years of employment). Applicants need to send their letter to Department of Ecological, Environmental and Plant Sciences no later than February 28, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to study Plant Physiology.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Department of Botany, Stockholm University
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden
Eligibility: -MSc or equivalent degree in biology or biotechnology.
-Good skills in English.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Sweden can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: This PhD-project will be one of two PhD-projects within the group’s research on the molecular basis of nitrogen-fixing root nodule symbioses. Comparative analysis of actinorhizal symbioses entered by plants from different phylogenetic subgroups has led to the conclusion that nodule metabolism as well as the mechanism of stable intracellular accommodation in actinorhizal Cucurbitales is different from that in other groups studied so far.
Number of awards offered: One scholarship is offered.
Duration of award(s): The PhD study should be completed within four years of full time study.
What does it cover? The PhD study may be combined with employment as teaching assistant (a maximum of 20% of full time).
Selection Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on previous university education, the quality of the Master’s thesis, references, interviews and the application letter.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications are to be send by post or electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications deadline is February 28, 2013.