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The University of Copenhagen Postdoctoral Position in Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is seeking applications from worldwide candidates interested to conducts a deeper study in dopamine biology to apply for the Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Neuroscience for the academic year 2022-2023.

The position is open to international applicants who hold a PhD in Neuroscience and have relevant experiences in molecular biology, immunocytochemistry or immunohistochemistry, and with methods like qPCR, RNAscope & scRNA-sequencing. The selected candidates will be awarded a pension and a monthly salary of 35,000 DKK.

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The University of Copenhagen Postdoctoral Position in Denmark

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Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is a prestigious public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark. It’s the second-oldest university in Scandinavia and ranks as one of the top universities in the Nordic countries, Europe and the world. The university is ranked 37th in Best Global Universities.

Why choose to study at the University of Copenhagen? Copenhagen is the leading educational and research institution on an international driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking. It provides researchers and students with the opportunity to develop their talent and launches ambitious interdisciplinary initiatives to support its strong academic communities.

The University of Copenhagen Postdoctoral Position in Denmark

Application Deadline: 18 October 2022, 11.59 pm CET is the last date to apply.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Neuroscience
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Award: 35,000 DKK
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and Domestic
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All international and home country candidates can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The candidates can apply for the Postdoctoral position at the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Copenhagen by 30 November 2022.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following:
  • The applicants must have 1-2+ years of prior post-doc experience.
  • The applicants must have experience with molecular biology and immunocytochemistry and/or immunohistochemistry.
  • The applicants must have experience with qPCR, RNAscope and scRNA-sequencing.

How to Apply

The application mode is online.

  • How to Apply: Admission applications must be submitted via the university portal. Applications for this position can be submitted here.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Motivated letter of application
  • CV incl. education, work/research experience, language skills and other skills relevant to the position
  • A certified/signed copy of – a) PhD certificate and b) Master of Science certificate
  • List of publications
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a PhD in neuroscience.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests: TOEFL IBT – 83 or IELTS – 6.5


The selected candidate will be appointed to the Postdoctoral Position at the Department of Neuroscience with a monthly salary starting at 35,000 DKK/approx. 4,700 EUR, along with an additional 17.1 % to their pension fund.

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