University of Copenhagen PhD International Scholarship

University of Copenhagen PhD International Scholarship:

The grant is awarded to students from all around the world for the academic session 2020-2021.

Application Deadline: June 8, 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: DKK 331.125+DKK 53,811
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark
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Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree program in Bioinformatics of Human Adaptation.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • MSc degree in bioinformatics, statistical genetics, or a related quantitative field.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Completed formal courses in basic programming.
  • Completed formal courses in analysis of large genetic data sets including NGS data.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the opportunity
    , applicants must fill and submit the online application form. Before it, applicants are required to become a part of the University of Copenhagen as a PhD student at the Department of Biology.
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, diploma, and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc), other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any).
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have experience and a strong interest in population genetics and statistical genetics. In addition to this, candidates must also have experience with the programming languages R and C/C++.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you should provide evidence of English language ability: IELTS, TOEFL, or other acceptable proof.
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Benefits

The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 331.125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811). Negotiation for a salary supplement is possible.

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