University of Copenhagen PhD fellow in computational biology/computer science in Denmark 2021-2022

University of Copenhagen PhD fellowship: University of Copenhagen through Department of Biology, Faculty of Science is currently inviting applications from international students for a PhD scholarship in Bioinformatics/computer science commencing 15 August 2021.

This position is also available for candidates who are (or are eligible to be) enrolled at one of the faculty’s master programmes in Bioinformatics/computer science/Biology. The duration of the integrated programme depends on the amount of credits that you have passed on your MSc programme.


Fellowship Sponsor(s):  University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fellowship Type:  Full fellowship

Host Institution(s): University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fellowship Worth:  Salary of DKK 333,464 (approx. €44,461)

Number of Awards:  Several

Study Level:  Masters and PhD

Nationality:  International students


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University of Copenhagen PhD fellow in computational biology/computer science | DETAILS

This scholarship is peculiar to PhD students whose research focus is to develop new computational algorithms for solving fundamental biological problems of genome assembly, haplotyping and single-cell modalities.

The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 333,464 (approx. €44,461) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 54,191).  The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Eligibility Criteria                               

To be eligible for University of Copenhagen PhD fellow in computational biology/computer science in Denmark 2021-2022, candidates must meet the following criteria;

  • Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Bioinformatics/computer science/Biology with good results and,
  • As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and
  • Relevant work experience and
  • Good English skills

Scholarship Benefits

The benefits for University of Copenhagen PhD fellow in computational biology/computer science includes;

  • Starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 333,464 (approx. €44,461)
  • Including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 54,191).
  • The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
  • Negotiation for salary supplement is possible

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply:  To be part of this fellowship, the application, in English, must be submitted electronically through online application form .

Please include

  • CV
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
  • Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any
  • Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any)
  • 1-3 reference letters (if any)

Reference letters must be uploaded by the applicant him/herself. The recruiting person must NOT  obtain reference letters which content is not known to the applicant him/herself. This is against Danish law.

Application Deadline:  June 2, 2021

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