1 September 2019



(Paid opportunity)


PhD. Fellowship  in DNA repair and genome stability at the university of Copenhagen

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in DNA repair and genome stability

The Section currently employs 12 principal investigators, 5 technicians, 12 post docs, 25 PhD students as well as a number of undergraduate students

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The Section for Functional Genomics at the Department of Biology provides a strong, international environment for research in the field of Genetics and Genomics located at Copenhagen .

.The aim of the PhD project is to study the role of the ZGRF1 helicase in DNA repair including its regulation by protein post-translational modifications (PTMs), cellular localization, protein-protein interactions and unique DNA structures that are recognized by the helicase.

job description

  • 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:

  • biology,
  • molecular biomedicine,
  • biochemistry

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants should hold an MSc degree in biology, molecular biomedicine, biochemistry or a closely related field
  • with excellent results and good English skills.
  • As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications, emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.

Opportunity Cost

(paid opportunity)

  • The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 325,625 (approx. €43,400) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,980).

Note: Negotiation for salary supplement is possible

How to Apply

First Step: 

Please include the following documents with the application  
• Cover Letter
• CV
• Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
• Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any),
• Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees

Second Step:

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW

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