Apply For 2016 Postgraduate Fellowship In Bioinformatics In University of Oslo, Norway

Apply For 2016 Postgraduate Fellowship In Bioinformatics In University of Oslo, Norway

University of Oslo is inviting applications for a PhD or a postdoctoral fellowship position in bioinformatics at the Department of Informatics. This position is available for a qualified candidate with background in computer science, statistics or biology. The candidate for this position will work mostly with the analysis of sequencing data of immune cells obtained by high-throughput DNA sequencing. The application deadline is 25 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in the field of bioinformatics at the Department of Informatics at University of Oslo.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for undertaking PhD or postdoctoral research programme at University of Oslo.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: University of Oslo is an accredited university. University of Oslo is accredited by the EUA.

The department is looking for a highly motivated and structured candidate with collaborative qualities.
-For appointment as a PhD candidate, the applicant must have a Master’s degree (or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian Master’s degree) in computer science, statistics or biology.
-For appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow, the applicant must have a PhD degree (or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree) in computer science, statistics or biology.
-Experience with bioinformatics is considered an advantage.
-The candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of OsloNorwegian and Foreign citizens can apply for this fellowship position.

Scholarship DescriptionA three year PhD position (SKO 1017) or a Postdoctoral Fellow position (SKO 1352) for a qualified candidate with background in computer science, statistics or biology is available at the Department of Immunology. The project is located at the research group of Associate Professor Shuo-Wang Qiao, at the Centre for Immune Regulation, University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine. The candidate will also be co-supervised by Associate Professor Geir Kjetil Sandve at the Department of Informatics, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The candidate will conduct the work at both locations. The purpose of the PhD position is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The Fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Medicine. Appointment to a PhD research Fellowship is conditional upon admission to the Faculty’s research training programme. The main objective of appointment to the position of postdoctoral fellow is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their respective area of study. No one can be appointed for more than one specified period as a postdoctoral research fellow at the same institution.

Number of award(s): There is a PhD or a postdoctoral fellowship position available at the Department of Informatics.

Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for a period of three years.

What does it cover?

-A challenging and friendly working environment
-Salary based on salary level 50-57 (NOK 430 500 – NOK 483 700) for a PhD candidate and salary level 57-65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700) for a Postdoctoral Fellow, depending on qualifications
-Favourable pention arrangement
-Attractive welfare benefits

Selection Criteria: Not Known 

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. The application must include:
-Application letter, including a ½ page motivation statement and research interests
-CV (summarizing education, positions, academic work, scientific publications and other relevant activity)
-Copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee. Note: Applicants are advised not to attach the publications themselves. They should only provide a list.
-Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (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. The application with attachments is to be registered in electronic recruiting system EasyCruit.

Online Application 

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 25 October 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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