24 October 2019 23.59pm CET


Denmark, Copenhagen

(Paid Opportunity)


Postdoc position in Development and Cancer, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences – University Of Copenhagen

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences comprises approximately 7500 students, 1500 PhD students and 3200 employees. The Faculty advances the field of health sciences through its core activities: research, teaching, knowledge sharing and communication.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Developmental Biology
  • Cancer
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Natural Sciences

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two years with possibility of extension.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You hold a Ph.D. Degree in Life or Natural Sciences, preferably in Developmental Biology or Cancer.
  • You are highly experienced in molecular and cellular biology and have an interest in large scale data analysis from high-throughput methods and motivation to learn new data analysis tools.
  • You are particularly interested in how developmental pathways contribute to cancer and finding new targets for translational research.
  • You have an excellent track record with several published papers where your contribution was essential.
  • You are highly committed to scientific research and motivated to conduct demanding research projects.
  • You have proficient communication skills and ability to work in teams.
  • You have excellent English skills written and spoken.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Monthly salary starts at 34,079 DKK/ca. 4,570 Euro plus pension. Depending on qualifications, a higher salary may be negotiated.

How to Apply

First Step: Make sure that you have all required documents:

  • Motivation letter of application (max. one page).
  • CV incl. education, work/research experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position.
  • A certified/signed copy of a) PhD certificate and b) Master of Science certificate. If the PhD is not completed, a written statement from the supervisor will do.
  • List of publications.

Second Step: Fill out the online application form and upload the required files by clicking on “APPLY NOW“.

Third Step: After finishing the application click on “Send application“.

Fourth Step: The shortlisted applicant should provide two letters of recommendation. To be taken into consideration, the letter must be signed by the supporting person on paper with institutional letterhead and in PDF-format and send to  with subject “name candidate-postdoc-year”; preferably by the supporting person. The letters should be received 1 week after being notified about shortlisting. Please make sure that an easy match between the recommendation letter and the individual applicant is possible.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt
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