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    Augustine Olu

    A PhD position is available in the laboratory of Associate Professor Clare Kirkpatrick at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, starting from 1 September 2022 for a period of three years.

    The PhD project is part of a Carlsbergfondet Young Researcher Fellowship on signal-jamming approaches to counteract environmental sensing two-component systems in bacteria and will focus on investigation of the gene set regulated by the two-component system ChvIG in Caulobacter crescentus and eventually in other alpha-proteobacteria, particularly genes which regulate cell envelope homeostasis.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    The successful candidate should have:

    A Masters degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biomedicine, Genetics or Microbiology, or should expect to complete their Master’s degree by 31 August 2022. The MSc degree must be complete before the start of the PhD.

    A strong experimental background in molecular microbiology.

    High intrinsic motivation and capacity for independent work.

    Excellent communication skills and proficiency in spoken and written English.

    For more information, please contact Associate Professor Clare Kirkpatrick, clarek@bmb.sdu.dk.

    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.

    Degree level: PhD

    Scholarship Type: Fully Funded

    Host country: Denmark

    Deadline: June 15, 2022

    How to apply: Log on to their website to apply

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