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Call for 4 Postdocs and 4 PhD students

Do you have a keen interest in cable bacteria and a relevant background for research in one of the following areas:

  • Molecular structure, mechanism, or catalytic properties of conductive biopolymers
  • Functional genomics, physiology, or structural biology of electron-conducting microbes
  • Interactions and biogeochemical controls in (electric) aquatic microbial communities

For the extension of CEM until 2027, we seek a total of 8 enthusiastic, young researchers. Join us from October/November 2023, if you have a collaborative mindset, an interest to work in teams in an interdisciplinary, international research center, and good communication skills in English.

Four postdoc positions  

Four postdoc positions for up to 3 years are available from October 15, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants should have a PhD in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, (bio)physics, electrochemistry, ecology, biogeochemistry, or other relevant fields.

Application deadline: June 1, 2023.

Selected candidates will be invited for a Recruitment Workshop on June 19-20, 2023, at CEM to present their background and to get to know the CEM Team, facilities, and research approaches. For more information and to apply online with your CV, list of publications, and research plan, please go to the full job posting on the Aarhus University job portal.

Four PhD positions  

Four 3-year PhD positions are available from November or as soon as possible thereafter.

These positions will be open for applications from June 1, 2023 via the Graduate School for Natural Sciences (GSNS August Call), with a deadline of August 1, 2023. See general guidelines.

If you hold a MSc in a relevant area (see above) and are interested in pursuing your PhD at CEM, we would like to see you at our Recruitment Workshop on June 19-20, 2023.

For joining the Workshop, please send a motivated letter no later than June 1, 2023
via Motivation Letter Submission Portal (please use Motivation Letter Template).
For participants coming from far away, we can offer travel cost support.

Note: submitting a motivation letter is not an application for a PhD position (for application see above).

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