5 May 2019.





University of Copenhagen-PhD fellow at the department of BioComplexity

Department of BioComplexity, Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen is offering a Ph.D. scholarship from 1, September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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In the Center for Models of Life, CMOL, they use methods from physics to develop models dealing with computation and communication in biological systems. They model regulation of living systems with the aim to understand the strategies of gene regulation and dynamics of information transfer along signaling pathways, as well as to unravel the interplay between function and evolution.
Job description 
The position is available for a 3-year period and your key tasks as a PhD student at SCIENCE are:
  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • To stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
  • Work for the department

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Physics
  • Complex systems
  • Computational Biology

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

From 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  1. The University wishes its staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
  2. Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Physics, Complex systems, Computational Biology or a related field by the start of the position
  3. Fluency in English and excellent communication skills
  4. As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.

Opportunity Cost


  • The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 322,642 (approx. €43,015) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,567).
  • Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

How to Apply

First Step: Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now’.

Second Step: Your application must include the following documents/attachments – all in PDF format:

  1. Cover Letter.
  2. CV.
  3. Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc).
  4. Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any.
  5. Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any).
  6. Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees.
Third Step: The successful candidate will then be requested to formally apply for enrolment as a PhD student at the PhD school of Science

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