31 July 2019.



(Paid opportunity)


PHD positions in physiology, metabolomics and metabolic flux analysis of Pseudomonas species.

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), invites motivated students to apply for one of two available 3-year PhD fellowships in the field of physiology, metabolomics and metabolic flux analysis of Pseudomonas species.

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From a broader perspective, the selected candidates will implement state-of-the-art methods to understand the core biochemistry and adaptation strategies of model Pseudomonas species.

Job description:

The appointed persons will be expected to

  • Work to tight deadlines and manage multiple projects.
  • Interact with other researchers at the SEM and IM groups and other teams at DTU Biosustain, as well as other leading partner institutions.
  • Report regularly both in the form of written reports and oral presentations (both internally and in conferences).
  • Support the research team through training and supervision of other researchers and students.
  • Write scientific papers to high standard.
  • Specific responsibilities for the PhD positions include, among other tasks:
    • Wet-lab work on Molecular Biology and Synthetic Biology. Phenotypic and metabolic analysis of microbial hosts will be carried out on a regular basis.
    • Biochemical analysis and high-throughput analytics, including LC-MS/MS analysis (targeted metabolomics and proteomics), NMR, and GC-MS/MS analysis.
    • Supervision of M.Sc. and B.Sc. students.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biochemistry.
  • Molecular Biology.
  • Synthetic Biology.
  • Phenotypic and metabolic analysis of microbial hosts.

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates should have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

How to Apply

First Step: prepare these documents:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma.
  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and Excel spreadsheet here).

Second Step: open the link “Apply online” then submit materials in English in one PDF file.

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