PhD Fellowship: Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics in Epigenetics Research, Syddansk University

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PhD Fellowship: Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics in Epigenetics Research

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The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Southern Denmark invites applications for a position as a PhD research fellow within the field of epigenetics and functional proteomics to be filled by 1 January, 2013 or soon thereafter.
The research project encompasses the development and application of mass spectrometry and proteomics technologies to study post translational modifications of proteins involved in epigenetic events and chromatin dynamics in the context of stem cell development and cancer. The project is part of the Centre-of-Excellence in Epigenetics funded by the Danish National Research Foundation.
The qualified applicant holds a Master�s degree in biochemistry and has a documented background in protein biochemistry or bioanalytical chemistry. Hands on training in analytical techniques as well as documented experience with protein mass spectrometry are compulsory. Experience in functional proteomics and computational data analysis is advantageous.
The PhD fellow will interact with collaborators at other institutions and is expected to be able to communicate fluently in spoken and written English.
Place of work: Protein Research Group (Professor Ole N. Jensen), the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. The Protein Research Group offers a strong international research environment in protein chemistry, protein mass spectrometry, and functional proteomics.
For further information please contact Professor Ole N�rregaard Jensen, e-mail:
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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 123035�.
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
Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Closing date 1 October, 2012 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

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