PhD Fellowship in Medicinal Chemistry at University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Job description:
A PhD fellowship in medicinal chemistry is available as soon as possible at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark. The PhD-project will be attached to the FFARMED project and is aimed at development of selective modulators of free fatty acid receptors with potential anti-diabetic activity. Candidates with solid background in the relevant areas of organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry will be preferred. Previous medicinal chemistry experience directed towards similar targets is an advantage.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Trond Ulven (tel.: +45 6550 2568, e-mail:

Application, salary, etc.:
Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 1 October 2008 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The university encourages all persons interested in the position to apply, regardless of their age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages)
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Certified copy of diploma
• At least two signed reference letters

All applications should be marked: “Job ID 113032”.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be forwarded by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Closing date 10 January, 2012 at 12 noon
Location: Odense
Mark application Job ID 113032 and send it to:

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