Wednesday, January 4, 2012

PhD student in Molecular Evolution with Dr. Gemma Atkinson

The candidate should have:

 - a Masters degree in a biological or computational discipline
 - a strong interest in, and enthusiasm for molecular evolution
 - familiarity with basic sequence and phylogenetic analyses
 - experience in using a programming language such as Python, Perl, Java etc
 - fluency in spoken and written English

The PhD will be funded by a monthly stipend, with additional monies available for regular attendance at international conferences and workshops, and for visiting labs abroad. Information on funding is available by request.

Applications should contain:

 - a full CV with detailed description of previous relevant experience
 - a statement of academic interests
 - an electronic version of the Masters thesis
 - the names and contact details of at least 2 referees

The candidate is expected to start at the latest September 2012. Please send applications and informal enquiries to

 More information about the research of Dr Atkinson can be found here.

Update: the call is closed, two applicants selected.