International PhD Scholarship Awards At Norwegian University Of Life Sciences

Degree LevelPost Graduate
Type Academic Scholarships
Final Deadline 15 August, 2021
Intake Year2021


Scholarship Description:

International PhD Scholarship Awards at Norwegian University of Life Sciences is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Biology, Genomics taught at Norwegian University of Life Sciences . The deadline of the scholarship is 15 Aug 2021.

Degree Level:

International PhD Scholarship Awards at Norwegian University of Life Sciences is available to undertake PhD level programs at Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Bioinformatics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genomics

Scholarship Benefits:

Students will be placed in a 54 pay grade (NOK 491.200/year) on the Norwegian Government salary scale upon employment and follow ordinary meriting regulations.

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria:

Required Academic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in genomics, bioinformatics, evolutionary genetics, or a similar field (120 credits).
  • Experience with large genome data analysis
  • Experience with command-line-based operation of the High-Performance Computing (HPC) system
  • Experience/familiarity with R, Python, and other programming languages
  • Statistical/population genomics knowledge (For example, PLINK, VCFTools, GCTA)
  • Experience with RNA-sequencing, or eQTL, GWAS, or similar functional genomics analysis (For example, DeSeq2, Kallisto, STAR)

You need to:

  • Have good collaborative skills and high motivation. You will closely work with another Ph.D. student.
  • Work with initiative and creative views.
  • Have an analytical and academic approach to research questions.
  • Be proficient in English, both written and spoken.

Application Procedure:

  • Application Procedure:

Applications including the following documents should be sent to:

1. A letter of intent includes:

Why are you interested in this particular project?

How can you contribute to the project based on your specific skillsets?

2. Curriculum vitae + publication list

3. Your sample SLURM script which does any genomics-related analysis.

4. One-page A4 report which explains the mechanism/theory/analytical methods etc. of (A) “Polygenic adaptation” or (B) “splicing QTL”. You can include figures and formulas in the report.

5. Your Master’s thesis if it is written in English.

6. Copies of degree certificates and transcripts of academic records (all certified)

7. At least two academic reference persons.

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