Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo in Norway, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo in Norway, 2016

A postdoctoral research fellowship is available at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo. The postdoctoral fellow will be appointed for the project entitled “Evolutionary and functional importance of simple repeats in the genome” funded by the Research council of Norway through the FRIPRO program as a selected frontier research proposal.

The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Molecular Biology.

Course Level:
Fellowship is provided for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Plant Molecular Genetics at the University of Oslo in Norway

Scholarship Award: Position code 1352, Pay Grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: Fellow should meet the following criteria in order to be eligible

  • 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.
  • The candidate must have a Ph.D. or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Molecular Biology.
  • The successful applicant should have skills and experience in studying receptor-mediated signalling in plants. Experience with one or more of the following methods would also be an advantage: protein-protein interaction techniques (such as Co-IP, BiFC, FRET), fluorescent imaging, cloning and recombinant DNA technology; gene expression analysis; genetic methods in Arabidopsis thaliana, e.g. using T-DNA insertion, RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9 system and/or reporter lines.
  • The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The candidate must have a Ph.D. or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Molecular Biology.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: No

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include

  • Application letter
  • CV(summarising education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates and transcript of records
  • A complete list of publications and up to 5 academic works 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)
Online Application

Application Deadline: Application deadline is 20 June 2016.
Scholarship Link

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