PhD Scholarship in Applied Digital Image Cytometry, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

PhD Scholarship in Applied Digital Image Cytometry, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark
A PhD scholarship in applied digital image cytometry is available in the group of Associate Professor Dr Daniel Wüstner, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark. The position is to be filled by 15 October, 2010 or soon thereafter.

We are seeking a candidate interested in characterization of intracellular transport of proteins and lipids using quantitative fluorescence microscopy and computational image data analysis. The project aims at development and implementation of new algorithms for automated analysis of quantitative fluorescence imaging data to characterize protein-sterol interactions and transport in living cells.

The scholarship is available to students with a Master or equivalent academic degree within bioinformatics, biophysics, chemistry, biochemistry, physics or related subjects. A suitable candidate could be a bioinformatician with good skills in Java- or MatLab-based image analysis, statistics and modelling of cellular processes and interest in experimental data generation. Alternatively, students with formal training in cell biology and strong interest in computational aspects of this field are welcome to apply. The applicant will be enrolled at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark.

For further information please contact Dr Daniel Wüstner, tel.: +45 65502405 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +45 65502405 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or e-mail:

Application, salary, etc.:

Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 1 October 2008 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Certified copy of diploma
• Reference letters, signed

All applications should be marked: “Job ID 103042”.

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

Applications must be forwarded by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format or Word XP 2003 legible format) to

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Employment starts: 15 October, 2010
Closing date 17 September, 2010 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 103042 and send it to:

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