Postdoc position in Computational Biophysics, Denmark

    Postdoc position in Computational Biophysics, Denmark

    Postdoc position in Computational Biophysics, at PHYLIFE: Centre for Physical Lifesciences (formerly MEMPHYS: Centre for Biomembrane Physics) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 28, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaComputational Biophysics
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy
    University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
    Contract Period2 Years
    Starting dateSep 01, 2021


    • The candidate should have a good knowledge of statistical mechanics, good English communication skills and experience with all-atom or coarse-grained molecular simulations.
    • The candidate should be comfortable with programming and the Linux programming environment. Candidates with background in Physics, Physical Chemistry and Engineering are desirable.
    • Candidates with only prior experience in empirical methods like docking or structural bioinformatics are not encouraged to apply.
    • The successful candidate(s) will have access to state-of-the-art supercomputing resources in Denmark and Europe. 

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The project revolves around implementing molecular simulations of transmembrane proteins such as ion channels and ion pumps. The selected candidate will collaborate with experimental groups at SDU, University of Aarhus and the University of Texas Medical Center. There is a possibility to spend some time in experimental laboratories. 

    How to Apply?

    Applications must be submitted electronically using the link “Apply online”. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

    Documents Required

    • A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment.
    • A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.

    About the Department

    The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy is one of four departments at the Faculty of Science, SDU and is located in Odense. The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy is a department focused on basic research. We are happy to move beyond traditional disciplines and work to develop new technologies and sciences across physics, chemistry, pharmacy, mathematics, computer science and biology. The department’s research thus contributes to new knowledge and solutions with applications in the areas of climate, environment, energy and health.


    • The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.
    • Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.


    Himanshu Khandelia

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    Postdoc in Computational Biophysics

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday June 29th, 2021 (GMT+9)