PhD-fellowship: Coordinate control of autophagy and lipid homeostasis through transcriptional regulation of lysosome- and lipid biogenesis., Syddansk University

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PhD-fellowship: Coordinate control of autophagy and lipid homeostasis through transcriptional regulation of lysosome- and lipid biogenesis.


Job description:

The PhD-fellow will join our efforts to elucidate the molecular details of lipid metabolism and signaling in the areas of metabolism, diabetes and obesity. The main aim of the PhD-project is to examine the coordinate control of autophagy and lipid homeostasis through transcriptional regulation of lysosome- and lipid biogenesis.
Place of work: The project will be carried out in the research group headed by associate professor Nils J. F�rgeman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
Applicants must have completed at least four years of studies within biochemistry and cell biology. Applicants must have prior experience in lipid biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology, and be able to handle model organisms like C. elegans.
For further information please contact Nils Joakim F�rgeman (nils.f@bmb.sdu.dk), PhD, associate professor, or see homepage of the BMB
Application, salary, etc.:

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.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 1 October 2008 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).
The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:
� A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
� Detailed CV, including personal contact information
� Copy of diploma including transcript of notes
� At least two signed reference letters
All applications should be marked: �Job ID 123036�.
Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.
Applications must be forwarded by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to sciencejobs@sdu.dk.
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.


Closing date 7 September, 2012 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 123036 and send it to:
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