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University of Copenhagen, Denmark invites online Application for number of  Fully Funded PhD Degree at various Departments. We are providing a list of Fully Funded PhD Programs available at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.

 

(01) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Physics of Life

The project is focused on the viruses infecting bacteria (bacteiophages): they are the drivers of microbial ecology, gene transfer and microbial evolution, and also an ideal in-vivo model system to study the interplay between a virus and its host. We aim to explore the virus development upon infection as a dynamic and stochastic process exhibiting decisions. We are also actively studying the role of phages at the population scale and ecology scale and as pattern formation, to the macroscopic scale of epidemics as it spread in a 2 or 3-dimensional geometry. We have a strong connection between experimental and theoretical research: We develop mathematical and computational models to mimic, suggest and perform experiments on these fascinating systems.

Deadline : 30-04-2023

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(02) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: A PhD fellowship in Fate of Nanofertilisers in Soils

The PhD project is part of a larger Novo Nordisk Fonden research project called BioComFertBiocompatible nanofertilizers for targeted delivery and programmed release of essential mineral ions in crops, led by Professor Søren Husted at PLEN, UCPH and involving several research groups at UCPH and DTU (DK) and at McGill University (Canada). The overall aim of BioComFert is to develop novel nanomaterials for targeted delivery of nutrients via micro- and nanoporous leaf cuticles to the specific plant tissue and organelles where they are needed. A set of nanomaterials are currently being developed with different nutrient loads (i.e., P, Mn) and surface properties, and their effectiveness tested on different plants, involving nanoscale characterisation tools to monitor entry and delivery pathways of these nanofertilisers, and plant nutritional status.

Deadline :30-04-2023

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(03) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship at Department of Food and Resource Economics

Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) is inviting applications for PhD scholarships to start up from August 2023 or later. IFRO carries out pure basic and applied social science research and have a number of educational and public sector advisory service responsibilities within our thematic fields. We are characterized by a high involvement in interdisciplinary research at both international and national levels.

Deadline : 20-04-2023

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(04) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Fully funded PhD position (3 years) at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

The position is part of the research project CIRCLE the aim of which is to examine how and to what extent populist ideas of law and justice are circulated across European languages and communities and disseminated across media, political, and legal text genres. CIRCLE rests on the normative assumption that it is a legitimate scholarly aim to contribute to the defense of the liberal democratic order based on the rule of law and asks:

Deadline : 17 April 2023

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(05) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Scholarship (3 years, full time) in Social Data Science at University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

We are looking for a PhD fellow in the area of Social Data Science, broadly defined. The PhD fellow will be a part of the research initiative “Understanding Human Behaviour: From Prediction to Theory”, which evaluates the utility of a prediction-first approach to inform theory in the social sciences. The initiative aims to 1) To critically investigate the current state-of-the-art methods in machine learning and explainable AI in their ability to inform theories in the social sciences; 2) To draw from different disciplines to inspire new methodologies and ways in which machine learning can be used to inform, test, or challenge theories of human behaviour; 3) To assess the ethical concerns and privacy risks of combining and compiling sensitive datasets to be used together with powerful predictive algorithms as research tools into the human psyche.

Deadline : 16-04-2023

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(06) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Particle Astrophysics

This project aims at solving one of the most urgent riddles in particle astrophysics: how neutrinos affect the physics of the death of massive stars as core-collapse supernova explosions and the merger of two neutron stars or a neutron star and a black hole. Neutrinos are feebly interacting particles copiously produced in these dense sources. Neutrinos exist in three different kinds, or flavors, and have the fascinating property of changing their flavor while propagating (flavor conversion). Because of the high density of neutrinos in the core of supernovae or compact binary mergers, flavor conversion becomes a non-linear phenomenon, whose understanding is quite preliminary. Numerical simulations buttressed by analytic diagnostic methods will be employed to radically advance our understanding within a multi-messenger framework. This project will have implications on fundamental physics, the origin of the heavy elements, as well as our comprehension of  the behavior of matter at extreme densities and the physics of  neutrino-dense sources.

Deadline : 16-04-2023

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(07) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Scholarship at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen: Digital Sovereignty in Europe

The PhD student will contribute to SOVEREIGN by developing a sub-project exploring how digital and tech policies and legislation are negotiated in Brussels among the European Commission, the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament, tech lobbyists and civil society. The project requires both presence in Copenhagen and regular fieldwork and interview trips to Brussels. The project is placed in the Department of Political Science and is funded by the VELUX Foundation through a Core Group grant (2021-2016).

Deadline : 15 April 2023

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(08) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD scholarship in Life-time imaging of the chemical microenvironment and metabolic activity in biofilms and 3D bioprinted constructs

The scientific objective of FLIMagin3D is to synergistically evolve key aspects of Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM) across disciplines by i) advancing the acquisition of FLIM data and the analysis pipeline, ii) developing improved platforms that facilitate imaging for a wide range of (bio)medical, chemical and biophysical applications, and iii) advancing the state-of-the-art in FLIM biosensors. The project is a collaboration between 8 academic and 4 industrial partners from 7 European countries and brings together highly synergistic expertise on advanced bioimaging and image analysis.

Deadline : 15 April 2023,

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(09) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD stipends in Statistics, and the mathematics of Insurance and Economics

Department of Mathematical Sciences (MATH) invites applications for PhD stipends in applied mathematics, including statistics, the mathematics of insurance and economics, and mathematical biology. Start date is (expected to be) September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Deadline : 01-04-2023

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(10) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD stipends in Mathematics

There will be PhD stipends available in:

  • Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry, Applied algebra, Combinatorics, Geometric group theory, Geometry and Geometric Analysis, Number Theory, Representation Theory, and Topology as covered by the section Algebra & Geometry and  Copenhagen Center for Geometry & Topology (GeoTop).
     
  • Classical Analysis, Descriptive Set Theory, Functional Analysis, Geometric group theory, Harmonic Analysis, History of Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Operator Algebras, Partial Differential Equations, Quantum Information, Quantum Computation and Quantum Simulation as covered by the section section Analysis and Quantum, the Centre for the Mathematics of Quantum Theory funded by the Villum Foundation and the ‘Quantum for Life‘ Center funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Deadline :1  April 2023

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(11) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: 3 PhD fellowships at the Pioneer Centre for Artificial Intelligence

XR: Human–Computer Interaction with Virtual Reality
The PhD fellow will work on human–computer interaction with virtual reality. The position is part of a project that investigates movement learning in VR. The project aims to theorise how sensory feedback (e.g., visual or haptic) influences moving in VR (e.g., redirection), and to optimise motor learning through designing how user interfaces for VR provide feedback. Therefore, knowledge and interest in human–computer interaction research is essential, but as a PhD student you have much freedom to detail your focus: to a large extent, you shape the research you work on and the ideas you pursue. We seek a candidate who is passionate about human-computer interaction research and experienced in one or more of the following: empirical studies of human–computer interaction, motor learning, or perception; or designing or developing software or hardware prototypes of interaction techniques or user interfaces. You should demonstrate a keen interest in virtual reality, movement sciences, cognitive sciences, multimodal interacation, or other topics related to the project.
Supervisor: Joanna Bergström[email protected]

FG: White matter lesion and acute stroke detection in the wild
We are looking for a candidate with keen interest in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Pattern Recognition, and/or Medical Image Analysis. This project aims to identify and characterize the brain’s white matter abnormality and acute stroke in MRI scans by developing robust deep/machine learning methods with fine-grained conclusions drawn from standard clinical data harvested in the wild to help with the disease diagnosis. The robustness will be proven to variations in scanner vendor, field strength, software, quality, and protocol, on a very heterogeneous data with natural variation of comorbidities and demographics.  
Supervisor: Mads Nielsen[email protected], Co-supervisor: Mostafa Mehdipour Ghazi[email protected]

SL: Externalist XAI
Externalism is the mainstream position in natural language semantics, but large language models and related technologies are commonly analyzed using internalist techniques.This PhD will aim to extend current XAI taxonomies to include externalist approaches, discuss how they relate to functionalist accounts, and – through a combination of theoretical and empirical analysis – investigate the pros and cons of externalist accounts. Research questions include: Are functional approaches to XAI generalizations of externalist approaches, and what criteria would be further satisfied by externalist accounts? Is there a continuum from functional approaches to internalist approaches? Can externalist accounts provide knowledge or understanding that internalism cannot account for? Finally, does the analysis of AI systems shed new light on human communication, e.g., by deanthropomorphizing current accounts?

Deadline :1 April 2023

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(12) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Scholarship (3 years, full time) in Social Data Science

This PhD position is part of the “Bias Explained: Pushing Algorithmic Fairness”, funded by the Villum Foundation. Every day our life is made easier by efficient algorithms that search and rank scientific information. Yet, these algorithms have an issue: they are trained on citation data that is ingrained with human biases. Therefore, the output is inherently biased too, creating inequalities and raising concerns of discrimination. This project aims to push new frontiers in (algorithmic) fairness. We will (1) run experiments to measure bias, (2) develop new models to understand inequality, (3) improve the fairness of algorithms through de-biased impact measures.

Deadline : 1st April 2023

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(13) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in image analysis using deep learning at Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to work on this joint project between the Eye Translational Research Unit at The University of Copenhagen and the Section for Visual Computing at DTU Compute. The project, called “Finding Ophthalmic Risk and Evaluating the Value of Eye exams and their Predictive Reliability – Optical Coherence Tomography” (FOREVER-OCT), is a subset of the ongoing FOREVER project (forever.ku.dk). The PhD project is focused on identifying risk factors for eye diseases based on fundus photographs and optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans of the participants in the FOREVER project.

Deadline : 1 April 2023,

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(14) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Three PhD fellowships in Chemical Biology at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

PhD project 1Development of peptide-based probes to modulated biomolecular condensates at PSD
In this project, the fellow will examine all PPIs of the PSD and delineate their peptide binding epitopes. The identified binding epitopes will be further optimized and (peptide therapeutic maturation) evaluated in in vitro biochemical and LLPS assays. Multiple rounds of affinity maturation will yield peptides either disrupting or stabilizing the relevant PPIs and restoring a physiological PSD. Ultimately, this will provide a better understanding how to restore the healthy state of PSD using peptide modulators.

PhD project 2Elucidating aberrant biomolecular condensates in the PSD
The five key proteins present in the PSD (PSD-95, SynGAP, Homer, Shank and GKAP) are important for normal brain function, and dysfunction of these proteins has vast implications for a wide range of brain diseases. In this project the fellow will first explore the correlation between brain disorders and biomolecular condensates by introducing specific disease-relevant patient mutations into the proteins of interest and observe the effects on LLPS.  Additionally, the resulting impact of disease mutations on LLPS-PSD will guide efforts towards developing compounds to tackle neurological disorders.

PhD project 3Development of CNS-permeant peptide antivirals
The first part of the project involves developing peptides inhibiting infectivity by disrupting the spike protein receptor binding domain interactions with the human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 receptor, the binding target of the viral spike protein. The second involves developing peptides inhibiting virulence by targeting interactions of the viral envelope protein with host proteins containing PDZ domains.

Deadline : 1 April 2023

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(15) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Medical Doctor (læge) for a PhD Fellowship in Experimental Gut Physiology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences

The position is available in the Experimental Gut Physiology Group at the Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMI) headed by assistant professor/specialist registrar Simon Veedfald, who will be your supervisor in collaboration with professors Jens Juul Holst (Department of Biomedical Sciences) and Sten Madsbad (Department of Endocrinology, Hvidovre Hospital). The stated goal of the Department of Biomedical Sciences is to pursue basic biomedical research with an emphasis on clinical translation. We are working towards a better understanding of the physiology of the gut and towards identifying new drug candidates to improve the treatment of intestinal and extra intestinal disease.

Deadline : March 31 2023

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(16) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Non-equilibrium quantum physics

The project aims to study emergence of complex dynamics in quantum many-body systems from the microscopic laws of quantum physics and will directly tie into various ongoing research directions in non-equilibrium quantum physics including dissipative and light-induced many-body engineering, quantum many-body non-ergodic dynamics (e.g. quantum many-body scars) and quantum information processing. Connection with experiments will be sought when possible. The project is based on unconventional algebraic principles discovered by the PI which are already finding broad applications ranging from operator algebras, through novel passive quantum error correcting algorithms in realistic quantum computing platforms to computing complex dynamics in driven quantum matter experiments. As a part of the PhD the student will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to developing new theoretical approaches to solving wide ranges of quantum many-body physics relevant to condensed matter physics, quantum computing and quantum science and technology, more broadly. 

Deadline : 31-03-2023

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(17) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: A Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD fellowship on “Cellular memory and intestinal regeneration” is available at reNEW Copenhagen

We are seeking an ambitious, highly motivated, and technically skilled candidate preferably with experience in cell and molecular biology. The goal of the project is to decipher the cellular and molecular responses following tissue damage and during tissue regeneration in the intestinal epithelium using mouse models and patient samples. The intestinal epithelium has an amazing capacity to regenerate itself following damage via processes that involve pronounced changes in the cellular identity (see e.g. Larsen and Jensen, 2019, Curr Opin Genet Dev). We have demonstrated that this process depends on changes in the environment leading to integrin-based activation of mechanosensory pathway driven dedifferentiation processes vital for tissue regeneration (see Yui et al., 2018, Cell Stem Cell; Schweiger et al., 2022, Gastroenterology). Yet, how these changes impact cellular memory and what are the long-term consequences on cell fate decisions remain largely unknown. In this project, we will take advantage of established and optimised tools including single cell omics, lineage tracing and organoid technologies to address whether and how injury and the associated dedifferentiation influence cell behavior long-term.

Deadline : March 31st, 2023

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(18) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience at Department of Psychology

The PhD fellow will work on the project “Causal Modelling in Cognitive Motor Control” funded by The Carlsberg Foundation. In the project we will investigate the neural mechanism that links formation of hierarchical goals of simple motoric actions of the body and performance of these goal directed movements. The primary experimental methods that will be employed by the PhD fellow is transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in combination with behavioural measures of action and movements. These measures will be combined with mathematical modelling of goal formation and action performance using Active Inference Models. The PhD fellow will work in parallel with a Post doc that also will be employed in the CoInAct group.

Deadline : 27 March 2023,

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(19) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Quantum Photonics

The goal of the project is to develop a platform for photonic quantum information processing based on nano-opto-electro-mechanical systems (NOEMS) [1]. NBI has developed state-of-the-art deterministic single-photon sources [2] using semiconductor quantum dots integrated in photonic nanostructures. To fully harness the potential of integrated photonic quantum technologies, it is necessary to scale it up, i.e. to perform operations on many photonic quantum bits (or ‘qubits’) simultaneously to generate and manipulate entangled photons. The overarching goal is to demonstrate the seamless integration of single-photon sources with the quantum gates required for building truly scalable quantum photonic micro-processors. In this project we will pursue a novel approach to control light-matter interaction and quantum gates based exclusively on electro- and opto-mechanical interactions. The emphasis of this project will be in the design and fabrication of nanophotonic devices for scaling single-photon sources [3], with a focus on applications within quantum communication [4].

Deadline : 26-03-2023

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(20) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Project in suspect- and non-target screening of stormwater

The PhD revolves around the development and implementation of novel screening methods using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) to detect, identify and quantify unknown environmental pollutants. You will become part of the EU-funded project D4RUNOFF which aims at providing chemical characterization of urban runoff and assessing the efficiency of nature-based solutions in degrading stormwater pollutants. Within this framework, your work will focus on the development of hyphenated methodologies that combine ICP-MS with chromatographic separation and parallel detection techniques such as ESI-MS that allow for simultaneous elemental and compound analysis. Furthermore, you will investigate the role of suspect- and non-target screening analysis in environmental monitoring and explore future implementations of these methods for policymaking, both related to stormwater management and other environmental issues.

Deadline :26 March 2023

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(21) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Up to 8 fully funded Marie S. Curie PhD positions at the Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC)

Up to 8 PhD positions are open in the international Marie S. Curie Doctoral Programme ‘Discovering treatment from biomedical research’ (DISCOVER). The positions are open for talented young researchers with a master’s degree, who want to pursue a PhD degree in biomedical research. The programme is co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 101034291.

Deadline : 25-03-2023

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(22) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Computer Science

The PhD project will focus on modelling stochastic evolution of shapes along phylogenetic trees. This includes identifying stochastic shape processes that extend the classical Brownian motion model of character evolution to infinite dimensional shape spaces; modelling of biologically realistic transitions between shapes; and construction of numerical schemes, for example using modern neural network techniques (score approximation for diffusion processes).  The project will thereby span differential geometry, stochastic analysis, machine learning, numerical computations, and statistics:  We will create tools that give new biological insight, but in order to reach this we will use an extremely exiting mix of advanced mathematics, statistics, and machine learning at the very forefront of the state-or-the-art.

Deadline : 22-03-2023

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(23) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD scholarship in Fungal Evolution and Genomics

The Integrative Evolutionary Biology (IEB) group in the Department of Biology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark is offering a PhD scholarship in fungal evolution and genomics starting 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The University of Copenhagen provides a top-notch research environment and the city of Copenhagen provides a vibrant cultural scene.   

Deadline :  20-03-2023

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(24) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Sleep Dynamics at Center for Translational Neuromedicine

Sleep is essential for cognitive performance, and it is well established that impaired sleep reduces cognition. Sleep is not a homogeneous brain state but composed of several micro-structures regulated by many regions within the brain. In recent years, short arousals have been recognized as an integral part of normal sleep adding to the complexity of sleep. We are interested in determining the impact of these frequent sleep-arousal transitions on shaping restorative sleep processes related to both memory consolidation and waste clearance. Aging is characterized by sleep disturbances, which could contribute to age-related cognitive decline. In this project, the PhD student will investigate how alterations in sleep microarchitecture during aging affects fluid flow in the brain and explore novel therapeutic strategies related to regulation of sleep-arousal transitions.

Deadline : 20-03-2023

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(25) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in The cellular composition of the skin: A single cell omics study of the skin of healthy humans and patients with allergic contact dermatitis

The skin is the largest organ of the body and protects us against harmful events caused by sunlight, pathogens, chemicals, allergens etc. This protection is provided by a complex collaboration between immune and epithelial cells. In this project, the PhD student will investigate how different skin sites, skin types and age influence the cellular composition of the skin. Furthermore, the PhD student will investigate how the immunological profile of the skin exposed to allergens versus irritants differs. And the PhD student will map the cellular influx in different stages of allergic contact dermatitis.  

Deadline : 20 March 2023

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(26) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: ERC-Funded PhD Project in Mechanobiology and Active Matter

Active matter comprises a wide range of living systems including cells, bacteria, and subcellular filaments, as well as artificial and synthetic materials that are continuously driven far from equilibrium by their constituent elements. Fundamental biological processes such as cell division, cell death, and the emergence of coordinated motion of cells are governed by the activation of biochemical signals by mechanical stresses and by the physics of active matter. This research program will use theoretical and computational modeling with potential applications in the life sciences.

Deadline :20 March 2023, 

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(27) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in the constraints of oxygen in enzymatic plant cell wall decomposition

The main objective of the project is to contribute to the understanding of the oxygen constrains on microbial secretomes. This will require development of both in vitro and in vivo assays and it will require handling of both environmental samples, microorganisms and enzymes. For this study, it will be possible to use an existing toolbox of methodologies but it will also require implementation of instrumentation. The successful applicant will work closely together both with junior and senior scientists who are deeply engaged in the research field.

Deadline : 19-03-2023

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(28) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD project in Quantum Chemistry on Quantum Computers

The project will be part of the Hybrid Quantum Chemistry on Hybrid Quantum Computers” project, which has the goal to develop quantum chemistry methods and software that will run on noisy intermediate-scale quantum (NISQ) computers. The present project will be concerned with the development of algorithms for the calculation of molecular properties both in the form of ground state expectation values and linear resonse functions for correlated wavefunctions.

Deadline :15 March 2023, 

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(29) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in Experimental Aspects of Non-Local Condensed Matter Physics

The Center for Quantum Devices has played a pivotal role in the field of epitaxial superconductor-semiconductor devices, both in material growth, device development, and underlying theory. This fellowship project ushers in the next generation of experiments that probe the non-local nature and coherence properties associated with hybrid quantum devices through cutting-edge experiments using advanced gate geometries, high-frequency techniques, and low-temperature operations in high-bandwidth cryostats. The project is sponsored through an ERC Synergy grant. It combines nanofabrication, low-temperature physics using cryofree dilution refrigerators, low-noise and high-frequency electrical measurement techniques, data analysis, interaction with theoretical physicists, and scientific writing in English.  

Deadline : 15 March 2023

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(30) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Scholarship in Early Christian and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

MIMA will establish a research group comprised of ancient historians, archaeologists, and digital humanities experts at the University of Copenhagen to answer the questions: what did prisons look like and what was it like to experience incarceration in the ancient Mediterranean world? MIMA’s objective, then, is to study the materiality and archaeology of carceral practices and carceral geographies in the Mediterranean world from the 6th century BCE to the 6th century CE. The project will survey ancient prisons and sites of incarceration, producing high-resolution 3D models of each site through use of drones, ground and aerial imagery, laser scanning, and photogrammetry. With such survey and 3D models, MIMA will then study the different types and patterns of public prisons and other sites of incarceration. With a careful study of the archaeological remains of prisons and places, the project will then synthesize the results with a database of several hundred other material objects related to incarceration (paintings, statues, inscriptions, graffiti, etc.). MIMA will apply the material history of incarceration to our broader understanding of the human past. The project will share its results not only through an international, interdisciplinary conference and scholarly publications, but also through a public website showcasing interactive 3D models of dozens of ancient prisons. The project includes a principal investigator (PI), a postdoc, a PhD student, and a visiting professor.

Deadline : 15 March 2023 

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(31) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowships in the operation of spin qubit processors

The first project, sponsored via a European Quantera network, focuses on the operation of few-qubit arrays and leverages sophisticated control and readout techniques that harness recent advances in low-latency signal generation and associated algorithmic data acquisition. Experiments on spin-qubit operation, multi-qubit dynamics, quantum algorithms and machine-learning techniques will be performed at the Center for Quantum Devices (located at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen) in close collaboration with expert partners in the field of machine-learning, spin-qubit theory, and control engineering.

The second project is sponsored through the EU Quantum Flagship and develops arrays of spin qubits implemented in silicon-germanium heterostructures. The experimental tasks include qubit fabrication and operation, developing control protocols, and exploring the integration of superconducting resonators as coherent long-distance links.

Deadline : 15-03-2023

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(32) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellow in nutrition and glucose metabolism

This PhD project will be anchored in the PREPARE CHILD study, an RCT assessing the effect of pre-conceptional weight loss on offspring health, growth and development. The study will include 240 couples planning pregnancy within one year of inclusion, with the last visit when the offspring are 18 months old. The majority of couples are expected to be Danish speaking and therefore the candidate is expected to be fluent in Danish written as well as spoken.

Deadline : 15-03-2023

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(33) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD fellowship in Functional analyses of Glycoproteins at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (ICMM)

Copenhagen Center for Glycomics (CCG) is composed of 5 research groups and hosts about 10 post docs and 10 PhD students in addition to Master students and guest researchers. CCG strives be a leader in glycosciences in pioneering transformation of the field towards wider integration into mainstream cell biology by developing experimental strategies, informatics approaches, and sustainable resources amenable not only to experts. We aim to facilitate discovery of diseases caused by altered glycosylation, develop new diagnostic and therapeutic tools, and identify new ways to design and produce improved glycoprotein drugs.

Deadline : 14 March 2023,

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(34) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in Role of extracellular histone modification in modulating inflammation and disease at the Department of Biomedical Sciences

Histone proteins are critical for the packaging of nuclear DNA, chromatin assembly and the regulation of gene expression. Post-translational modification of histones is critical in controlling their function in cells, as it regulates the accessibility of DNA to various proteins. However, injury to cells and the release of extracellular traps by immune cells results in the presence of histones in the extracellular environment. This can be beneficial, as histones kill bacteria and limit the spread of infection. However, this toxicity is not specific to pathogens and histones also damage host tissue, which can lead to organ failure and death. Although post-translational modification of histones is critical to their function, how this influences their reactivity outside cells is poorly characterised. This is significant because modification of histones is prevalent in the extracellular environment in vivo, particularly at inflammatory sites. In this project, we will examine post-translational modifications found on histones present in extracellular traps and use molecular biology combined with cellular proteomics to examine how these modifications influence the reactivity of histones with human immune and vascular cell types. This will provide valuable new insight into the inflammatory pathways activated by histones, which could underpin the development of new therapies targeting these proteins in a range of diseases, including atherosclerosis.

Deadline : 10-03-2023

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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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