University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science – Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) is offering doctoral position in Applied Mathematics “Super-resolution microscopy: sharpening by calculation” in Netherlands. For doctoral studentship the student must hold Master‘s in applied mathematics, physics (or technical engineering). He/she should also be skilled in applied mathematics, numerical simulation and analysis, computer programming and should have an experience in microscopy hardware (optics, electronics, software). The tenure is for four years on temporary basis. Student’s monthly salary will range from €2042. Application can be sent online.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn Applied Mathematics “Super-resolution microscopy: sharpening by calculation.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Amsterdam
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands
-The PhD student has a Master’s in applied mathematics, physics (or technical engineering), is skilled in applied mathematics, numerical simulation and analysis, computer programming and preferably has experience in the field of microscopy hardware (optics, electronics, software).
-The candidate is creative and inventive and has an affection with biological research and has demonstrated experience in working both independently and as member of a larger team.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Netherlands can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: We are looking for a PhD student to study and develop patterned illumination for improved molecular contrast. Patterned illumination methods, such as Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM), can improve resolution, but at the expense of an increase in illumination dose per unit volume, with adverse effects on photobleaching and phototoxicity.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s):The appointment will be on a temporary basis for a period of 4 years (initial appointment will be for a period of 18 year and after satisfactory evaluation it can be extended for a total duration of 4 years) and should lead to a dissertation (PhD thesis).
What does it cover? The gross monthly salary will range from : €2042, in the first year to €2612, in the last year.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 28 February 2013.