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Phd student, Biology

  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    23 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    15 januari

Om jobbet

Department of Plant Biology
The successful applicant will work in the research group of German Martinez at the Department of Plant Biology at the SLU, Uppsala. The department has approximately 90 employees and conducts research focused on plant development biology, diversity and defense ( The department belongs to Uppsala BioCentrum (, an excellent research environment that combines expertise in plant biology, forest mycology and plant pathology, microbiology, food science, chemistry and biotechnology with a high-quality infrastructure including consisting of modern plant cultivation facilities and equipment for advanced microscopy as well as molecular biology. The department is also part of the Linnaeus Center for Plant Biology in Uppsala (, a platform for interactions between plant researchers at SLU and Uppsala University. For more information check the webpage:

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Name of research project/thesis
The doctoral project will focus on analyzing the transcriptomic reprogramming of plant genomes (Arabidopsis thaliana and other model systems) during reproduction to exploit this knowledge to generate tools for plant breeding.


Higher university degree in biology/molecular biology/ genetics (Degree of Master or Master of Science) with emphasis on plant molecular biology, plant physiology, developmental biology or bioinformatics. Good knowledge of molecular biology analysis techniques is essential. The ability to conduct independent scientific work and to work within the framework of a research group, as well as the ability to express oneself in English in writing and speech is a requirement, as English is the everyday language in the research group. The selection will be based on the written application, CV, diploma/exam work, personal references, good knowledge in English and an interview.

Place of work:      

Forms for funding or employment:

Employment (4 years).

Starting date:

According to agreement.


Click the “Apply” button to submit your application. The deadline is 2023-01-15.

To qualify for third-cycle (Doctoral) courses and study programmes, you must have a second-cycle (Master’s) qualification. Alternatively, you must have conducted a minimum of four years of full-time study, of which a minimum of one year at second-cycle level.

Applicants will be selected based on their written application and CV, degree project, copies of their degree certificate and transcript of records from previous first and second-cycle studies at a university or higher education institution, two personal references, and knowledge of English. More information about the English language requirements can be found here:

Please note that applicants invited to interview must submit attested copies of their degree certificate, a transcript of records from previous first and second-cycle studies at a university or higher education institution. Applicants who are not Swedish citizens need to submit an attested copy of their passport’s information page containing their photograph and personal details.

Read about the PhD education at SLU at

Academic union representatives:

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses.


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