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PhD position in Biology, Plant Cell and Molecular Biology.

Time-resolving the dynamics of plant autophagy molecular machinery.

Position at the Department of Molecular Sciences, SLU, Sweden

In this project the doctoral student will perform a detailed time-resolved in planta analysis of autophagic response to a short and prolonged stress, focusing on duration of the transcriptional and post-translational signaling.

The successful candidate must have basic eligibility for third cycle education.

Four years of full-time employment as a doctoral student at SLU. Additionally, the employment will be prolonged to compensate for the doctoral students’ time spent on teaching at the department (up to 20% of the planned 4 years).

Main supervisor:  Alyona Minina (E.A. Minina)
Co-supervisor:     Peter Bozhkov

Starting date
December 10th, 2018 or later (the date is negotiable)

Dead-line for application: 2018.09.30

How to apply
Please fill in this APPLICATION FORM (use the ref number advertisement SLU ua 2018.2.5.1-2242)

For more info click here.



15 PhD positions are available in the field of Autophagy around Europe

Positions in Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and United Kingdom

DRIVE (Driving next generation autophagy researchers towards translation) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA), Innovative Training Network (ITN) H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017, funded by the European Commission under Grant Agreement n. 765912.

Eligibility (who can apply): Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs).

Application: eligible candidates should fill in the application form and upload a cover letter stating their motivation and research interests, an updated CV with the dates of relevant diplomas (day, month and year), and the contact information of 2 referee persons.

Applicants should apply to their preferred research team within DRIVE’s network (click here for details), but they can indicate a secondary and tertiary preference in their application.