The University of Copenhagen, Denmark invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Gentle and Sustainable Processing – Gentle extraction of rapeseed proteins assisted by pulsed electric fields
Research opportunities as PhD student and postdoc are now available in the ‘SEEDFOOD: Functional and palatable plant seed storage proteins for sustainable foods’ project funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The primary partners in the project are University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and University of Le Mans in France (ULM) and positions are available at all partners. The project coordinator is Professor Marianne Nissen Lund, Department of Food Science, UCPH.
Deadline : 28-02-2022
(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 14 postdoctoral fellowships to the BRIDGE – Translational Excellence Programme
The BRIDGE – Translational Excellence Programme provides fellows with the ability to translate insights from basic research into the clinical sciences and/or the life science industry, and vice versa, and the competences to manage essential collaboration between disciplines.
Deadline : February 28, 2022,
(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 211-0959/21-2I Postdoctoral positions in Theoretical Computer Science
We are looking for outstanding junior researchers with an innovative mind-set and intellectual curiosity to strengthen and complement the research profile of the Algorithms and Complexity Section at DIKU. This is one of the leading research groups in theoretical computer science in Europe (currently ranked 7th worldwide in algorithms and complexity theory by CSrankings.org), with a strong presence at top-tier conferences like STOC, FOCS, and SODA, and also with publications in premier AI conferences like AAAI, IJCAI, and NeurIPS. We are part of an exciting environment including the Basic Algorithms Research Copenhagen (BARC) centre (https://barc.ku.dk/), joint with the IT University of Copenhagen, and have extensive collaborations with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Lund University on the Swedish side of the Øresund Bridge, as well as with our many visitors. We aim to attract top talent from around the world to an ambitious, creative, collaborative, and fun environment. Using the power of mathematics, we strive to create fundamental breakthroughs in algorithms and complexity theory. While our focus in on foundational research, we do have a track record of surprising algorithmic discoveries leading to major industrial applications.
Deadline : 06-02-2022
(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Microfluidic Approaches to Bioprinting
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic researcher for a 2-year position. You will work with microfluidic systems in the context of bioprinting to create 3D cell and tissue models for fundamental biophysical and pharmaceutical studies. We expect you to commence 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Deadline : 4 February 2022
(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Memory Laws and Politics
We seek an enthusiastic postdoctoral scholar with a strong background in International Relations, International History, Memory Studies and/or International Law. You will be based in Dr. Maria Mälksoo’s research group and your work will involve comparative study of memory laws and politics in Latvia and Lithuania, and of the democratic standards in the EU and the CoE. You will contribute to delivering a summary report on the three Baltic cases in collaboration with the PI of the UCPH team. You will disseminate your research results via conferences and publishing in academic journals; co-organise thematic workshops and the project website. The research will be conducted in an international, diverse research environment, involving collaborators of distinct disciplinary backgrounds in Germany, Netherlands and Poland.
Deadline : February 1, 2022
(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Nano-Biotechnology and Plant Science
The successful candidate will be working in a large cross-disciplinary research project funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. In the project a group of chemists, physicists, materials scientists, plant scientists and agronomists from University of Copenhagen, Technical University of Denmark and McGill University in Canada will develop a novel generation of biocompatible and sustainable nanoparticle-based fertilizers with superior abilities to deliver mineral nutrient to crops in a timely and more resource efficient manner. To achieve this very ambitious goal we need to understand the pathways for nanoparticle uptake and how they interact with plant cells at the mechanistic level. This knowledge will allow us to tailor nanoparticles with smart properties to enhance nutrient uptake and utilization in metabolism.
Deadline : 01-02-2022
(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position in computational social science with a focus on scientific elites
The Postdoc will collaborate with Associate Professor Mathias Wullum Nielsen and team members from Aarhus University on the project “Scientific Elites”, funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. A project description is available here: http://scientificelites.org/. As part of a small research team, the postdoc will help lead efforts in developing and maintaining large-scale relational databases of science-related data and designing and conducting network analyses of gate-keeping mechanisms and social stratification in science. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to publications in the research group, both as first and secondary author.
Deadline : 31 January 2022
(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Structural Biology of Mitochondrial DNA Maintenance at Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
The newly established research group of Eva Kummer is looking for an excellent and highly motivated postdoctoral candidate to investigate how mitochondria maintain and express their genome by establishing in situ electron microscopy imaging workflows in the group. The position is available from 1 May 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will initially be limited to 2 years.
Deadline : 31 January, 2022
(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 3-year Postdoc position in Epigenetic memory and Genome stability
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc with expertise in chromatin biology or genome stability to unravel molecular mechanisms that orchestrate the interplay between epigenome and genome maintenance.
Deadline : 30 January 2022
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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post doc position in Geospatial Deep Learning Applications
The employment is at the Department of Food and Resource Economics, but the scientific work will be split 50/50 between the Department of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management and the Department of Food and Resource Economics
Deadline : 25-01-2022
(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in bioinformatics/data science
The postdoc will be expected to participate both in the bioinformatics analysis of sequencing data as well as in the interpretation, writing and leading the projects. Some flexibility in the tasks is possible depending on the skills and interests of the candidate.
Deadline : 20-01-2022
(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: DARK postdoc Fellowship at the Niels Bohr Institute
DARK Fellowships are postdoc positions for scientists intending to carry out independent research within the areas of interest to DARK. Located at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, DARK’s areas of research include, but are not limited to: observations, simulations and theory of astrophysical transients and cosmic explosions (including gravitational waves, tidal disruption events and supernovae), neutrino astrophysics, high-redshift galaxies, fundamental cosmology, dark matter and dark energy, black holes and AGN, and cosmic dust.
Deadline : 16-01-2022
(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in root development of forage legumes
The overall goal of the project is to increase the knowledge of root growth, development and function of red clover, white clover and lucerne. With the specific aim of contributing with knowledge on root traits as future breeding targets the post doc studies will be focused mainly on understanding the variation between cultivars in belowground traits. This will include studies on root phenotyping of selected lines in a greenhouse based study in rhizotrons. The primary root phenotyping will be performed through imaging in the rhizotrons followed by image analysis for root quantification. In addition, this will be combined with field studies following root growth by minirhizotrons and testing the use of tracers as a screening method for functional root depth. Furthermore, the effect of intercropping on root growth, development and resource uptake will be examined in the Root Tower facility of UCPH.
Deadline : 16 January 2022
(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Neurocircuitry/Gut-to-Brain-axis of Affective Neuroscience
The project involves experimental work with transgenic mice, in vivo stereotaxic injections of vira (e.g. AAVs) for optogenetics and neurocircuitry tracing, behavioural assays relevant for depression and a stay with our collaborators at Stanford University to learn and work with the brain tissue clearing technique iDISKO, light-sheet microscopy and computational analysis of data generated from these techniques.
Deadline : 1 April 2022.
(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in infection-organoid biology at Center for Evolutionary Hologenomics
We are looking for a creative and curious researcher for a postdoctoral position in infection-organoid biology. The position is for two years, with a start date on 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
You will get to explore how Helicobacter pylori bacteria compete and cooperate with each other in a gastric organoid system, and test the potential host effects hereof.
Deadline : 9 January 2022
(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral positions in medical humanities
This project will explore critically the emerging literature and debates about global mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and related social isolation and economic downturn. It will examine how cultural and social difference is constructed and worked into the current mental health research. The purpose of the project is twofold. Firstly, it aims to explore the emerging Covid-19 mental health literature (psychiatric, psychological and anthropological) and patients’ narratives in different cultural contexts in order to look beyond the discourses of universality that dominate current research, and to see how different societies have experienced the pandemic/lockdown psychologically, and what is highlighted and diagnosed (or self-diagnosed) as the core problem in different socio-cultural settings. Secondly, it will analyse critically the methodology and research instruments used in the existing mental health studies as well as the assumed universality of their diagnostic concepts. The project rests on the idea that psychiatric treatment results and health outcomes would have more impact if the medical perspective in psychiatry is complemented by a scholarly consideration of local, social, cultural and political-economic factors, which shape the lived experience of and social/communal responses to mental illness.
Deadline : 9 January 2022,
(17) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 211-0955/21-2I Postdoctoral fellowship – extracellular triggers of bacterial CRISPR-Cas immunity
We are looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to study one of these aspects, namely how bacterial CRISPR-Cas immunity is regulated and controlled in response to environmental signals and extracellular factors, and how this may affect phage infection and transduction. The postdoc will primarily use a combination of molecular and single cell methods including genetic engineering and generation of fluorescence-based bio-reporters, FACS, CLSM, and transcriptomics. In addition to genetic engineering of bacteria and phages, experimental work in the laboratory will primarily be based on bacterium-phage infection models.
Deadline : 09-01-2022
(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in Neurobiology
A 2-year postdoc position is open in the group of Assoc. Prof. Anders Garm at the Marine Biological Section. The postdoc will be part of a Villum Foundation financed project on the neurobiology of the box jellyfish Tripedalia cystophora. Box jellyfish stand out from other cnidarians in having an elaborate visual system including image-forming eyes. They perform a number of visually guided behaviours and the visual processing takes place in a specialized part of their central nervous system, the rhopalial nervous system (RNS). Recently we have shown that visually guided learning also takes place in the RNS and the project seeks to investigate this further. Aims are to pinpoint the neuronal circuitry behind learning and to characterize the neuronal changes during learning processes on a cellular level.
Deadline : 2 January 2022,
(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in comparative metagenomics of the gut microbiota
The position is advertised in connection with a newly established multidisciplinary program, MiniGut – Preclinical animal models for pre- and probiotic gutbiome stimulation (www.minigut.dk), funded by Innovation Fund Denmark. In addition to the university groups, Novozymes A/S, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S and ParaTech A/S are commercial partners. The overall aim of the project is to develop two animal models, minipigs and cockroaches, as preclinical tools to describe the modes of action and effects of pre- and probiotics, pipeline formulations, commercially available products and pharmaceutical compounds presently being tested in humans. The project aims to validate the animal models at a level that meets the regulatory requirements for pre-clinical testing of pharmaceutical compounds relevant to intestinal dysbiosis in man.
Deadline : 02-01-2022
(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral research position at Copenhagen Center for Glycomics
We are looking for a one or more highly motivated and skilled researcher(s) with experience in studies of cell-surface receptors/adhesion molecules, glyco-proteomics, affinity-proteomics (interactomics), and/or glycobiology.
The successful candidate will be employed as postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen. The initial appointment will be for 2 years starting as soon as possible after March 2022 and, provided adequate performance, can be renewed for an additional 2 years.
Deadline : 31 December 2021,
(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 2 Postdoc position in single molecule Biophysics at the group of Nikos Hatzakis at The Department of Chemistry & Nanoscience Center.
The post-doc will be working on establishing single molecule assays to study the interaction of proteins with model membrane systems, ligands and glycans. They will be using single particle fluorescent microscopy techniques and quantitative image analysis. The post-docs will be interacting tightly either with machine learning groups or/and with synthetic glycochemistry groups. The post may also include performance of other duties.
Deadline : 31th December 2021
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The University of Copenhagen is a public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest university in Scandinavia, and ranks as one of the top universities in the Nordic countries and Europe.
Its establishment sanctioned by Pope Sixtus IV, the University of Copenhagen was founded by Christian I of Denmark as a Catholic teaching institution with a predominantly theological focus. In 1537, it was re-established by King Christian III as part of the Lutheran Reformation. Up until the 18th century, the university was primarily concerned with educating clergymen. Through various reforms in the 18th and 19th century, the University of Copenhagen was transformed into a modern, secular university, with science and the humanities replacing theology as the main subjects studied and taught.
The University of Copenhagen consists of six different faculties, with teaching taking place in its four distinct campuses, all situated in Copenhagen. The university operates 36 different departments and 122 separate research centres in Copenhagen, as well as a number of museums and botanical gardens in and outside the Danish capital. The University of Copenhagen also owns and operates multiple research stations around Denmark, with two additional ones located in Greenland. Additionally, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the public hospitals of the Capital and Zealand Region of Denmark constitute the conglomerate Copenhagen University Hospital.
A number of prominent scientific theories and schools of thought are namesakes of the University of Copenhagen. The famous Copenhagen Interpretation of quantum mechanics was conceived at the Niels Bohr Institute, which is part of the university. The Department of Political Science birthed the Copenhagen School of Security Studies, which is also named after the university. Others include the Copenhagen School of Theology and the Copenhagen School of Linguistics.
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