PhD Position in Theoretical and Computational Biophysics of Membranes and Membrane Proteins

Syddansk Universitet


A PhD position in theoretical and computational biophysics of membranes and membrane proteins is available at PHYLIFE: Centre for Physical Life Sciences (formerly MEMPHYS: Centre for Biomembrane Physics) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense.

The candidate will be supervised by Associate Professor Himanshu Khandelia, and will work in a highly collaborative atmosphere together with theorists and experimental scientists. 

Starting date: 1 August 2019.

The project investigates plasma membrane repair  mechanisms by peripheral binding proteins using molecular dynamics simulations. The candidate will collaborate with experimental groups at SDU, University of Copenhagen and the Danish Cancer Institute.

The candidate should have good English communication skills, be comfortable with the Linux programming environment and have documented programming skills. Candidates with background in Physics, Physical Chemistry and Engineering are desirable. Prior experience with molecular simulations is also desirable. The successful candidate(s) will have access to state-of-the-art supercomputing resources.

Deadline: 31 May 2019.

Please see the full call, including how to apply, on

Praktisk information

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