Postdoctoral Research Position at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Postdoctoral Research Position at University of Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen – Denmark is pleased to offer Postdoctoral Position in Nutrient-specific satiety for international students who have achieved outstanding academic success. This scholarship is available for PhD students who wish to enroll in a research program at the University in Denmark for 2020/2021 academic session.

The candidate will be part of the Gillum Group focusing on Regulation of Metabolism and Nutrient-specific Appetite. The Gillum Group characterizes hormones and metabolites generated via the gut, gut microbiota, and liver that govern host metabolism and appetite. Identifying the receptors and cellular targets through which they exert their beneficial or detrimental effects with the goal of identifying novel therapeutic possibilities.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  University of Copenhagen – Denmark

Scholarships to be taken at:  University of Copenhagen – Denmark

 Scholarship Type:  Fully funded

Scholarship level:   PhD

Scholarship Worth:  34,650 DKK/ approx. 4,650 Euro Monthly

Subject Eligibility: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International students


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Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Candidates are expected to posses the following eligibility criteria for the Postdoctoral Research Position at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Applicants must a domestic or international students
  • Students admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD research program in Nutrient-specific satiety in course offered at the University.
  • Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field.
  • Applicants must have MSc degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field.
  • 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
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner, has good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at University of Copenhagen – Denmark
  • English Language Requirement: Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the University of Copenhagen’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.


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Application Procedures for Postdoctoral Research Position at University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now’ below at the official website. 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)

For further information about the position, please contact Associate Professor Matt Gillum [email protected]. For questions regarding the recruitment procedure, please contact SUND HR CBMR at [email protected]

International applicants may find this link useful: www.ism.ku.dk  (International Staff Mobility).

Application Deadline:  August 10, 2020

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