Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pharmacoepigenetics at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

INTRODUCTION

A full-time 3 years position as postdoctoral research fellow is available at in the research group of Professor Hedvig Nordeng and Senior Scientist Robert Lyle at the School of Pharmacy. Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

University of Oslo offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree with epigenetics. The preferred candidate has research experience with large birth cohorts and health registries.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

  • Fellowship is provided for pursuing postdoctoral programme.
  • Fellowship is tenable in Pharmacoepigenetics at the University of Oslo in Norway.
  • The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
  • Applicants must hold a PhD degree or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree with epigenetics. The preferred candidate has research experience with large birth cohorts and health registries. Interest and experience with interdisciplinary work, public dissemination and knowledge about the Norwegian health care system is an advantage.
  • The research fellow should be able to work independently and structured, while at the same time engage in close collaborations.
  • We offer broad training possibilities within a stimulating academic environment. We also offer overseas research collaboration with possibilities to spend up to 6 months during the post doc abroad.
  • When evaluating the applications, emphasis will be given to their academic and personal abilities to carry out the project. Applicants may be called for an interview.
  • The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.
  • Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a PhD degree or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree with epigenetics.

PAY PACKAGE

Position code 1352, Salary: NOK 486 100 - 567 100 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority). Scholarship can be taken in Norway
Important Dates: The application deadline is November 11, 2016.

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