PhD Research Fellowship in Neural Development of Cnidaria, 2012 Norway

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The Sars International Centre and The University of Bergen/Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences now offer a research fellow (PhD position) on the project “Neural Development of Cnidarians”. The Sars Centre is a partner of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and a department of Uni Research AS, affiliated with the University of Bergen. The place of work will be at the Sars Centre.The research fellow must take part in the University’s approved PhD programme, leading to the degree within 3 years. The application for admission to the programme, including a project plan outline for the training module, will be worked out in collaboration with the research group leader at the Sars Centre. The fellowship period may be reduced if the successful applicant has held previous employment as research fellow.

What it offer: Starting salary on grade 48 (code 1017/LR 20.8) in the Civil Service pay grade table, currently NOK 391,300 gross p.a.; following ordinary meriting regulations.

Applicants must have achieved a master’s degree or equivalent in biology or molecular biology, or have submitted their master thesis for assessment by the application deadline. It is a prerequisite, however, that the formal admission requirements for the University’s PhD programme are met before appointment can be made. Experience in molecular biology is required and applicants should describe their interest in developmental biology and evolutionary questions.

Deadline: 14 September 2012

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