International Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Position in Nutrient-Specific Satiety for Phd

  •  Phd
  •  10-Aug-2021
  •   Denmark
  • $$  €4,650 p/m minimum.

Background
CBMR is a vibrant international research environment with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration. Our researchers share a common purpose as they seek to transform the basic understanding of the mechanisms involved in metabolic health and disease, and to accelerate this knowledge toward new prevention and treatment strategies. The Center’s research has resulted in seminal discoveries as to how genes, hormones, and environmental factors influence metabolic health and disease throughout life. You can read more about us here: www.cbmr.ku.dk.

Københavns Universitet Information

Københavns Universitet Grants

International Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Position in Nutrient-Specific Satiety for Phd Established in 1479, Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Copenhagen (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Capital Region of Denmark. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Københavns Universitet (KU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Københavns Universitet (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 540 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential criteria:

  • PhD in nutrition or molecular nutrition
  • Experience in designing and executing food preference experiments
  • Proven track record showing continuous scientific productivity in peer reviewed journals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Independent thinking, and analytical aptitude for devising innovative scientific or technical solutions
  • Demonstrate capacity for effective independent work and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility and confidence

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience with sensory and hedonic evaluation of taste sensitivity
  • Experience with techniques to evaluate nutrient-specific motivation
  • Previous experience in endocrine signaling pathways/network analysis
  • Experience in experimental design, and planning of experiments
  • Familiar with human enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays
  • Candidates with additional background in metabolism, food science, obesity surgery, or liver physiology are desirable

Offered Benefits

Salary, pension and terms of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Currently, the monthly salary starts at 34,650 DKK/ approx. 4,650 Euro (April 2020-level). Depending on qualifications, a supplement may be negotiated. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension fund.

Non-Danish and Danish applicants may be eligible for tax reductions, if they hold a PhD degree and have not lived in Denmark the last 10 years.

Application Process

Procedure
Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now’ in the link. Furthermore, your application must include the following documents/attachments – all in PDF format:

  • Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum of 2 pages; your ORCID must be included)
  • Full list of publications (journal impact factors at publication date must be included)
  • References (name and contact details of at least two references)
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