PhD Fellowship in Molecular Microbiology, Denmark

A PhD fellowship is available at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, in Professor Birgitte H. Kallipolitis’ research group. The PhD position is available from 1 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years. The research project will focus on the role of fatty acids as signalling molecules in bacterial pathogens.

We are seeking a highly talented, creative and motivated candidate with a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biomedicine, or related subjects. The successful applicant should have a strong background in experimental molecular microbiology, including prior experience in genetic manipulation of Gram-positive bacteria and methods for studying bacterial gene regulatory systems. Prior academic publication experience will be considered as a plus. The candidate should be proficient in English and possess good interpersonal skills.

For further information please contact Professor Birgitte H. Kallipolitis, tel.: +45 6550 2372, e-mail:

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.

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