Application Deadline : 31 October 2011
At the date of appointment candidates must hold an MSc degree in phycology, biotechnology, biochemical engineering, microbiology or bioprocess technology. Experience within algal cultivation and/or biogas, biodiesel, biohydrogen, biochemicals from algae will be an advantage. Research experience should be demonstrated by number of relevant publications in area of algal and biofuels production. Successful candidate will be involved in supervision of bachelor and master students. The successful candidate must be an efficient team worker, have good communication skills, and have a critical approach to formulation and testing of hypotheses. Practical experience and a wish to work in the lab is a prerequisite.
Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree studies are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programs of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.
PhD at DTU Environment
As PhD student at DTU Environment you will be part of the scientific staff and treated as such.
We are one of the leading university departments within environmental sciences in Europe with a large network worldwide. We have an international environment with an international MSc education and 60 PhD students from a number of countries. Copenhagen is a pleasant place to live with easy transport and a rich cultural life.
Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years.
The successful candidate will be employed at and enrolled as a PhD student at DTU Environment (www.env.dtu.dk). Annual salary starts at 45,000 EUR before tax, including pension/holiday pay. The starting date is negotiable, but a quick start is preferred.
Further information is available from researcher Susan L. Holdt (email@example.com).
Do NOT send applications to this e-mail address, but use the electronic submission system – see below!
Application must be submitted online by 31 October 2011. Please open the link "apply for this job online", fill in the application form and attach the following documents;
A letter motivating the application (cover letter – not more than one page)
Curriculum vitae providing relevant academic, employment and personal details
Authorized academic transcripts and copies of master thesis work or publications
Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)
Contact details for two reference persons that we may contact for further inquires