PhD research fellowship Opportunity At University of Oslo – 2015

University of Oslo

University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD research fellowship in plant molecular genetics. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Molecular Biology. The applicant must be qualified for the doctoral program within these disciplines. The successful applicant should preferably have skills and experience with fluorescent imaging, preferably in work related to monitoring fluorescent sensors.

Applications are due on  1 August 2015.

 

Scholarship Tenure : The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work or for a period of 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work (teaching responsibilities at the department) contingent on the qualifications of the candidate and the teaching needs of the department.

Value of Scholarship : Position code 1017, Pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 429 700 – 482 800 per year)

Description

‣ A position as PhD Research fellow is available at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo.

‣ The PhD research fellowship in plant molecular genetics will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work or for a period of 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work (teaching responsibilities at the department) contingent on the qualifications of the candidate and the teaching needs of the department.

‣ The PhD fellow will be appointed on the project entitled “Decoding Signalling and Specificity of plant Peptide Ligand-Receptor Networks” funded by the Research council of Norway. The project focuses on understanding signalling specificity in peptide ligand-receptor signalling systems that use similar signalling components.

Eligibility

‣ The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty.

‣ Candidates for these PhD research fellowship in plant molecular genetics will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

‣ Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Molecular Biology. The applicant must be qualified for the doctoral program within these disciplines. The successful applicant should preferably have skills and experience with fluorescent imaging, preferably in work related to monitoring fluorescent sensors.

‣ Experience with one or more of the following methods would also be an advantage: cloning and recombinant DNA technology; gene expression analysis; genetic methods in Arabidopsis thaliana, e.g. using T-DNA insertion, RNAi and/or reporter lines.

‣ Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Molecular Biology.

‣ 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.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ Method of application: 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.
  • In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

Application Deadlines ‣ Scholarship Applications are due on  1 August 2015.
‣ Application forms ( Online Application) and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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