Two PhD Fellowships in Ancient Human Genomics and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, Denmark

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Two PhD fellowships are available at the Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museums of Denmark, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. Funded by the Marie Curie Actions, the PhD fellowships are available as part of the “EUROTAST” network, a multidisciplinary training network on the history and legacy of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

a) MSc with a strong background in molecular biology (ancient genomics PhD) or bioinformatics (bioinformatics PhD) b) Demonstrated experience with the handling of DNA from complex and degraded samples (ancient genomics PhD) c) Demonstrated experience in working with Second Generation DNA Sequencing platforms and data (both PhDs) d) Demonstrated ability to independently run research projects, in particular in the field away from day-to-day supervision (both PhDs)

Deadline: 31st January, 2012

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