The Technical University of Denmark Chemical Engineering department seeks a qualified candidate for a PhD position within bioreaction engineering, focused on developing novel cell-free bioconversions fr the academic session 2021-2022.
|Scholarship Sponsor||Technical University of Denmark|
|Scholarships level||PhD Position|
|Fellowship Period||Three years|
|Study area||Biochemical Engineering|
|Opening date||February 23, 2021|
|Closing date||March 09, 2021|
A particular target of the work is to understand the stability of such systems in industrial operating conditions. Novel analytical methods and scale-down approaches will be required, linking experimental work to modelling.
The deadline for applications is March 09, 2021
Approval and Enrolment
The PhD degree scholarship is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the available planning of the PhD study programme, please see the DTU PhD Guide.
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.
Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is three years.
Further information may be obtained from Professor John M Woodley, tel.: +45 4525 2885, [email protected]
The position includes regular DTU PhD positions where the work will be carried out primarily at DTU and as part of the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC).
The candidate for the SDC positions will stay in China for 6-12 months to support our MSc education in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering in SDC and carry out research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Knowledge of Danish is highly beneficial for the SDC position, and this position cannot be applied for by Chinese citizens.
You must have a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) in chemical or biochemical engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master’s degree.
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than March 09 2021 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. In the application, please indicate which position you would like to apply for. The file must include:
- A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
- Curriculum Vitale
- BSc/MSc diploma and grade transcripts
- Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)
You may apply prior to obtaining your master’s degree but cannot begin before having received it.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.