PhD Fellowships in Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

PhD Fellowships in Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 PhD Fellowships in Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is offering the PhD Fellowships in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology for the academic year 2022-2023.

The fellowship has the motive of supporting high-achieving worldwide candidates who want to pursue a PhD degree program at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology in Denmark.

The University of Copenhagen is a higher education institution in Denmark that is ranked 84th in the Times Higher Education 2021. The University of Copenhagen is a Danish public research university headquartered in Copenhagen. It offers approximately 200 academic study programmes in various subjects, including health sciences, humanities, law, and life sciences.

Why study at the University of Copenhagen? Copenhagen has been a world-class research university focused on intellectual creativity and critical thinking. Its mission is to provide the best research-based education possible. Students will be able to enhance their foreign careers by working as part of a world-class research team.

Application Deadline:  The deadline for applications is Sunday, 19 June 2022, at 11.59 pm CET.

Brief Description

University or Organization: University of Copenhagen

Department: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

Course Level: PhD

Award: 28,300 DKK

Number of Awards: N/A

Access Mode: Online

Nationality: International

The award can be taken in Denmark


Eligible Countries: All nationalities.

Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology offered by the University.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD project include:

Experience in protein expression and purification techniques for structural and functional studies.

Experience in cryo-EM sample preparation and/or protein crystallization, data collection, and analysis, including the use of relevant software.

Adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols for analysis of membrane protein function, including cell-based and liposome-based techniques.

Other relevant work experience

Previous publications

The grade point average achieved

Other professional activities

A curious mindset with a strong interest in understanding the molecular mechanisms of proteins function

Proven ability to design, execute and analyze data from structural /biochemical/ biophysical experiments.

A high degree of personal responsibility and willingness to engage in problem-solving

Language skills

Proven communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to write for publication, and present research proposals and results.

How to Apply

How to Apply: In order to apply for the fellowship, all interested candidates are required to take admission in a PhD degree at the University. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this award.

Supporting Documents: Your application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking “Apply Now” below and must include the following documents in PDF format:

Motivated letter of application (max. one page)

CV incl. education, experience, language skills, and other skills relevant to the position

Certified copy of original Master of Science diploma and transcript of records in the original language, Publication list

Other information to consider: References and recommendations

Admission Requirements: Applicants must have qualifications corresponding to a master’s degree related to the project’s subject area, e.g., protein biochemistry or related area. Please note that your master’s degree must be equivalent to a Danish master’s degree (two years).

Language Requirement: Applicants must have proficient in English, both verbally and in writing.


The University of Copenhagen will provide a salary of 28,300 DKK/roughly 3,770 EUR (April 2022 level) plus pension, and the average weekly working hours are 37 hours per week. The position is a fixed-term position limited to a period of 3 years.


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