PhD fellow in Veterinary Imaging, Faculty of Life Science, University of Copenhagen

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Department of Life Sciecnes, Faculty of Life Sciences at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship commencing 1 April 2011 or soon thereafter.

Project description
The project will be concerned with the use of ultrasound to generate images for clinical and research use and with the extraction of quantitative data from these images. The fellowship is partly funded by the strategic initiative at KU-LIFE, CHANCE and will utilize chemometric analyses as part of its research methodology.

Ultrasound images from an ongoing research project involving eels are available and further experiments will require further imaging by the Fellow in this species. In addition the PhD Fellow will be expected to identify suitable clinical patients and collect data form them at the Departments Small Animal Hospital and perform subsequent analysis. The aim being to describe relevant clinical or physiological parameters.

The research work will be based primarily at the Small Animal Hospital, however some of the research image collection may be done by the Fellow at an external research farm. In addition to the duties described below, the PhD fellow will be expected to contribute to the clinical and teaching activities of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. The project will provide opportunities to develop existing skills in general veterinary diagnostic imaging using digital radiography, CT, MRI, scintigraphy and in particular ultrasound.

Training in image analysis and statistical analysis techniques will be an integral party of the fellowship. Principal supervision on the project will be provided by the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences with additional supervision provided by the CHANCE initiative.

Job description

Your key tasks as a PhD fellow at LIFE are:
- Manage and carry through your research project
- Take PhD courses
- Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
- Participate in international congresses
- Stay at a research institution abroad for a few months
- Teach and disseminate your research

At the time of commencement, applicants for the 4-year period must have approximately one year of study remaining before graduating from their MSc programme.
The successful applicant of the PhD scholarship must pass an enrolment in the LIFE Graduate School before the Faculty can finish the letter of employment.

Graduate School of Faculty of Life Sciences, LIFE strives to give our students the best international career prospects within our main research areas.

Terms of employment
The position will be filled according to the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The post is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.

Termenul de aplicare a fost pana la 01 Martie 2011

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