PhD fellowship in Ecotoxicology, Nord University, Norway

Post type:- Doctoral

Duration:- 3 years


  • They are looking for highly motivated, creative and ambitious applicants with an excellent academic record and the ability to collaborate with other members of a multidisciplinary team, whilst developing their own research project. The grades at the qualifying MSc examination needs to be C or better (ECTS scale from A-E) to be admitted to the program. However, the Faculty seeks highly qualified candidates with top grades.
  • At the time of taking up the appointment, the candidate should have an MSc degree (or equivalent) in a field relevant to the project – fish physiology, molecular biology, proteomics, fish health or fish nutrition.
  • Candidates with hands-on experience in one or more of the following techniques –  molecular biology techniques, proteomics, RIA or ELISA, would be considered for the position.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English is essential and must be documented either by the Norwegian Higher Education Entrance Qualification or internationally recognised certificates, such as TOEFL, IELTS, APIEL or similar. Skills in Scandinavian language is an advantage for the position.

How To Apply:-

  • Cover letter outlining the candidate’s suitability for this position (one page), and a project outline based on the theme “Industrial smolt production and its impact on animal welfare” (maximum 2 pages) must be submitted. The non-submission of these documents will lead to the rejection of an otherwise qualified candidate.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications (maximum 3 pages)
  • Certified copies of academic degree transcripts and any other relevant qualifications
  • Contact details for at least two referees
  • Signed consent form consent form PhD

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