PhD Scholarship in Functional Lipidomics

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PhD Scholarship in Functional Lipidomics

Job description:

A PhD scholarship in functional lipidomics is available in the group of Assistant Professor Christer Ejsing, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark. The position is to be filled by 1 February 2012 or soon thereafter.

seeking a highly motivated and skilled person to work on an interdisciplinary project aimed at characterizing bioactive fatty acids in foodstuff. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and apply mass spectrometry-based lipidomic techniques for quantitative analysis of free fatty acids in foodstuff and their metabolism in cells.

The scholarship is available to candidates with a Master of Science degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, bioanalytical chemistry or a related discipline. Prior experience in lipid mass spectrometry or lipid biochemistry is a prerequisite. The candidate should be proficient in English and possess good interpersonal skills.

For further information please contact Christer Ejsing, tel.: +45 6550 2424.

Application, salary, etc.:

Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 1 October 2008 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Certified copy of diploma
• At least two signed reference letters

All applications should be marked: “Job ID 113034”.

Applications must be forwarded by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%73%63%69%65%6e%63%65%6a%6f%62%73%40%73%64%75%2e%64%6b%22%3e%73%63%69%65%6e%63%65%6a%6f%62%73%40%73%64%75%2e%64%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')).

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Deadline: 16 January, 2012

Location: Odense

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