Frist 1. oktober 2017
A 1-year postdoctoral position is available at DTU Chemistry starting from December 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The primary objective is to evaluate the therapeutic potential of small antisense non-coding RNAs to target viral HIV transcription with the overall goal to permanently silence HIV in the brain. To ensure effective transport across the blood-brain barrier, RNAs will be conjugated to cell-penetrating peptides. Associate Professor Kira Astakhova at DTU Chemistry will be the main supervisor on the project.
Responsibilities and tasks
Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent.
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.
Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union.
For additional information please contact Ass. Prof. Kira Astakhova, DTU Chemistry,
Please submit your online application no later than 1 October 2017.
Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 11,000 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.