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PhD Biochemistry scholarships - Sweden

Doctoral grant in biochemistry
Type of employment: Limit of tenure, 4 years
Extent: 100 %
Location: , Lund
First day of employment: As soon as possible
Official Records Number: NPA 2011/712
Job assignments
Studies of plant aquaporins in the model system Arabidopsis thaliana. Identification of posttranslational modifications affecting the gating of aquaporins and identification and characterization of interacting regulatory proteins. Part of the experimental work, a few months, may have to be done in the US.
Eligibility/Entry Requirements
Basic entry requirements for PhD studies are: a degree at advanced level, courses to an extent of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 at advanced level, or corresponding proficiencies.
Specific requirements for this position: Master exam or similar exam in biochemistry, molecular biology or related topic preferentially with experience in molecular genetics.
Basis of Assessment
Regulations for employment as a postgraduate student can be found in the Swedish Statute Book (SFS 1998:80). Only those admitted to postgraduate studies can be appointed to such a position. When appointing applicants to such a position, first and foremost their ability to benefit from postgraduate studies must be taken into consideration. In addition to pursuing postgraduate studies, the doctoral student may also perform other duties, including research, teaching and administration, according to the specific regulations.