2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad in Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine, Denmark

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation invites young, ambitious researchers in Denmark to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research within bioscience or basic biomedicine outside of Denmark.

The fellowship offers an opportunity to carry out a research project where a minimum of 3 years are dedicated to working at a university, hospital or other research institution abroad, followed by up to 1 year at a university, hospital or other research institution in Denmark.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is an independent Danish Foundation with corporate interests. The objective of the Novo Nordisk Foundation is twofold: To provide a stable basis for the commercial and research activities conducted by the companies within the Novo Group and to support scientific and humanitarian purposes.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for PhD students.

Study Subject: Fellowships is awarded in Bioscience and Basic Biomedicine.

Fellowship Award: Up to DKK 1 million/year for 4 years i.e. a total of up to DKK 4 million per fellowship. Up to four fellowships will be awarded in 2017.

Eligibility: The applicant must be employed by a research institution in Denmark for the entire fellowship period and this institution must administrate the project grant.

  • Has obtained a PhD degree within 5 years of the fellowship start date
  • Can apply as a PhD-student if the supervisor signs a declaration stating that the applicant is expected to graduate before the start date of the fellowship
  • Has been accepted as an employee at a Danish university, hospital or other research institution throughout the course of the fellowship program, and has support from the foreign research institution
  • Will spend at least 3 years abroad, followed by up to 1 year in Denmark
  • Has a master or a PhD degree from a Danish University or similar ties to Denmark

Nationality: Denmark citizens are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

English Language Requirement: Applications for this call must be in English.

How to Apply: The application must be completed and submitted using the foundation’s electronic application system, which can be accessed via the foundation’s homepage: www.novonordiskfonden.dk/en.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is January 12, 2017.

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