Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biophysical Chemistry at University of Oslo in Norway


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biophysical Chemistry at University of Oslo in Norway

A 2-year postdoctoral position is available in the research group of Dr. Irep Gözen at the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM); Department of Medicine, University of Oslo.  Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

  • Cover Letter (stating motivation for working in the group, max. 1 page)
  • A summary of candidate’s own soft matter research ideas (max. 2 pages)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work and method competence max. 2 pages)
  • Copies of educational certificates (Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system)
  • A complete list of scientific publications: Articles, Reviews, Book chapters, Conference Proceedings, Presentations
  • List of references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
  • Optional: Letters of recommendation

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.


Study Level: Fellowship is provided for pursuing the postdoctoral research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship favours Biophysical Chemistry at University of Oslo in Norway.

Number of Awards: A postdoctoral position is available.

Scholarship Award: The postdoctoral position will be placed as SKO 1352 (position code) postdoctoral research fellow with salary NOK 486 100 – 567 100 per year – depending on qualifications.

Scholarship country: Norway


Cross Line: 

  • Completed PhD degree in biophysics, biophysical chemistry or material science
  • Experience with biological samples/cell culturing
  • Practical knowledge of microfabrication procedures/clean room experience
  • Working knowledge of image analysis (Matlab, Python or similar) Preferably: successfully completed programming education during undergraduate studies
  • Practical knowledge of optics is an advantage
  • Ability to independently perform experiments, analyze and interpret the results
  • Documented ability to write scientific manuscripts, first author papers from PhD studies (multiple is advantageous)
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Advanced level English in reading, writing and speaking

Eligible Countries: Norwegian and international applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Entry Requirement

Entrance Requirement: They must completed PhD degree in biophysics, biophysical chemistry or material science

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests.

  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • Applicants to the programme for the PhD degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.



Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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  1. Eric Niyodusenga says:

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