Scholarship Description: A three-year PhD Research Fellowship position (SKO 1017) is available at the Department of Immunology at the Norwegian Complement Research Group. The fellowship is lead by Professor Tom Eirik Mollnes, MD and the project owner Søren E. Pischke, MD PhD (certified specialist in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care) at the Department of Immunology, the University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Oslo, until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University, is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Degree Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded in Immunology with Focus on the Complement System in Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury.

Scholarship Benefits:
A dynamic and stimulating scientific environment in a young, enthusiastic and motivated team of biologists and MDs.
A friendly working environment with continuous instruction/supervision in a solution-oriented team of highly-skilled post-docs and laboratory personnel
A top-modern laboratory with access to a wide range of core facilities (animal, light and electron microscopy, flow cytometry)
Collaboration with research groups within Norway and Internationally
Annual salary is based on state salary schedule Ltr. 50-57 (NOK 436 900 – 490 900) depending on qualifications
Attractive welfare benefits (health-care insurance included) and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: Master degree in a relevant field of research is mandatory and a medical degree is considered an advantage
Experience with animal work (Felasa C certificate), in vitro cell culture (preferably of primary cells) and cellular immunology techniques are considered a strong advantage
Proficient in written and oral English (international applicants must document these skills prior to admission to the PhD programme)

Application Procedure: The application must include:

  • Application letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest, max. 1 page)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, rewards, grants, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other relevant activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates (academic transcripts only)
  • A complete list of publications and academic work Note: Applicants are advised not to attach the original publications, only to provide a list.
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number and if available short letter of recommendation).

The mode of applying is online.

Online Application 

Scholarship Link

Deadline: June 17, 2018



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