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Postdoctoral Research International Fellowship in Cancer Genomics, Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is thrilled to announce the PhD Fellowships in Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Genomics. International and domestic students can apply for the academic year 2022-2023.

The purpose of the educational award is to support excellent students who want to undertake a postdoctoral program in the Department of Biology.

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The University of Copenhagen is a public research university and higher education institution in Denmark that is placed 84th in the Times Higher Education rankings for 2021. The university is well-known for its excellent research and teaching.

Why study at the University of Copenhagen? Students at the University of Copenhagen have the opportunity to do research that broadens their perspectives and helps to move the world forward. Copenhagen students are given the chance to perform their own research under supervision in order to improve the scientific foundation for improving health and avoiding and treating disease.

Application Deadline: September 20, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Awards: DKK 27,788/approx. 3,700 EUR
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and international students
  • The award can be taken in Denmark.


  • Eligible Countries: Students from Denmark and all other foreign countries are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree study in Structural Biology
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The successful candidate holds a PhD in Biochemistry/Bioengineering/Biomedicine/Biology or a related field has expertise in DNA and chromosome biology, as well as methods in molecular Biology.
  • The candidate must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

 How to Apply

  • How to Apply: All interested candidates are required to take admission in a postdoctoral degree at the University of Copenhagen. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this award.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Curriculum vita
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Complete publication list
  • Admission Requirements: The applying candidates must hold an MSc degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, or any similar technical field with good results.
  • Language Requirement: The students are required to have good English skills. They can provide proof of proficiency through the following:
  • Letter of motivation
  • A summary of the results of your research career to date
  • CV with contact details of three references and a complete list of publications, if applicable
  • Certified copy of original Master of Science diploma and transcript of records in the original language, including an authorized English translation if issued in other language than English or Danish. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor is accepted. As a prerequisite for a PhD fellowship employment, your master’s degree must be equivalent to a Danish master’s degree.


The University of Copenhagen will provide a starting salary currently up to DKK 440,935 including an annual supplement (+ pension up to 75,399). Negotiation for a salary supplement is possible.

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