12 PhD Positions at Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

12 PhD positions are open at BRIC, University of Copenhagen (UCPH) for talented young researchers who want to pursue a PhD degree in life sciences. The scheme is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 801481.

iMED offers 36 months fellowships, attractive employment conditions at BRIC and enrolment as a PhD-student at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH. Each PhD student will work with an original interdisciplinary research project, developed jointly by the student and supervisor in one of BRIC’s 24 laboratories.

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

Applicants must have excellent language skills in English and have excellent communications skills.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: August 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: The positions are available as a 3 year PhD fellowship or in the field of life sciences.
  • Scholarship Award: The Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Actions offer attractive salary and working conditions. Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State and according to the rules and regulations laid down by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Marie S. Curie COFUND programme. Depending on seniority, the monthly salary begins around 26,400 DKK (ca. 3,400 EUR) plus pension.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: One fellowship is available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: 

  • The programme is open for motivated researchers with a Master degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field and a maximum of three years of experience since issuing of the degree at the time of application. Applicants with an MD can have up to five years of experience. Prolonged career breaks are taken into account (parental leave, illness, military- or civil service).
  • Mobility is required and applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activities (work etc.) for more than 12 months in Denmark in the 3 years immediately prior to the call deadline. Also, applicants may not have been employed at UCPH more than three months prior to the application deadline.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have good English skills.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The application, in English, must be submitted electronically. The application must include the following:

  • Motivation letter (Cover Letter)
  • CV
  • Diploma and detailed transcripts of records (MSc and BSc)
  • List of 1-2 referees
  • Mobility Declaration
  • Documentation for Career Breaks (if any)
  • Other relevant information for consideration
Please carefully read the detailed description of eligibility criteria and requirements of the application in the Applicant’s Guide found at the website Receipts of the applications will be acknowledged, and the applicant will be kept continuously informed of the progress of the application.

Online Application

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