PhD at the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Denmark

Deadline: 17 November 2011
Open to: Candidates should have a master’s degree in engineering or a similar degree with an equivalent academic level.
Scholarship: The salary and appoint­­ment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD students at DTU. The period of employment is 3 years.

Description

A number of PhD scholarships are available at the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, DTU Nanotech, starting in the winter/spring of 2012. The subject of the PhD project must be within one of the main research areas of the department:

  • Cleanroom based micro- and nanofabrication
  • Nanomaterials
  • Polymer micro- and nanoengineering
  • Synthesis and self assembly of nanostructures
  • Miniaturised sensor technology
  • Micro- and nanobased energy and environmental technology
  • Lab-on-a-chip technology
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Diagnostics and drug delivery
  • Theory of micro- and nanosystems

The Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology – DTU Nanotech – is a highly esteemed research institution within the field of micro- and nanotechnology. Applied science, innovation strategies and state-of-the-art technology form our core identity as a scientific institution. The PhD programme is a three year programme designed to educate researchers at an international level and interplaying with the international research world. The PhD programme consists of a learning process where the PhD student learns to perform research under guidance. The language of instruction is English or Danish. The Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology offers an attractive international working environment to scientists and students. The staff has diverse scientific backgrounds. More than a third of our staff comes from countries other than Denmark, and about one third of our scientific staff is women.The scholarships are subject to academic approval and the candi­dates will be enrolled in one of the PhD programmes at DTU.

For more information about PhD programme.

Eligibility

  • National as well as international candidates may apply for the programme. They are seeking highly qualified candidates with good grades and a focused interest in research.
  • Candidates should have (or soon obtain) a master’s degree in engineering or a similar degree with an equivalent academic level. Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master’s degree, but cannot begin the PhD education before having received the grade.

To apply for these scholarships candidates must obtain an agreement with a supervisor at DTU Nanotech concerning a specific project. To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must enclose endorsement from a supervisor and a project description.

Scholarship

The salary and appoint­­ment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD students at DTU. The period of employment is 3 years.The PhD programme consists of a learning process where the PhD student learns to perform research under guidance. The language of instruction is English or Danish.

Application

Contact:
Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology
Technical University of Denmark
Ørsteds Plads
Bygning 345B
DK-2800  Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark
Phone     4525 5700
E-mail     [email protected]

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