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2015 University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Structural Biology, Norway

University of Oslo is inviting applications for a PhD research fellowship to work on protein purification and structural biology experiments at the Department of Biosciences. The fellowship is available for a period of up to 4 years with 25 % compulsory work. The ideal starting date is 1 April 2015 and no later than 1 July 2015. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application deadline is 28 February, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded to work on protein purification and structural biology experiments at the Department of Biosciences.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD research programme at University of Oslo.
Scholarship Provider: 
University of Oslo (project is funded by Research Council of Norway), Norway
Scholarship can be taken at:
Norway

Eligibility:
-Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Biochemistry, Structural Biology, or related fields. In addition, the candidate should have gained insights into modern molecular biology, biochemistry, and structural biology techniques during his/her studies. Ideal candidates have previously worked experimentally with proteins, using either x-ray crystallography or NMR during their MSc thesis.
-The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
-The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
-A good command of English is required.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: University of OsloNorwegian and international applicants can apply for this PhD research fellowship.

Scholarship Description: Position as PhD Research fellow is available at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo. Within the framework of the position, teaching duties may be assigned. The fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work. The ideal starting date is 1. April 2015, and no later than 1. July 2015. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution. The candidate will work on protein purification and structural biology experiments, in a project funded by the Research Council of Norway. The goal of the project is to elucidate mechanisms used by bacteria to adhere to surfaces and other cells. A better understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms could help to develop innovative antimicrobial drugs or surface coatings.

Number of award(s): One PhD research fellowship is available.

Duration of award(s): The fellowship is available for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work. The ideal starting date is 1. April 2015,and no later than 1. July 2015.

What does it cover? Position code 1017, Pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 429 700 – 482 800 per year).

Selection Criteria: The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:
-Application letter
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28 February, 2015.

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