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PhD Student and PDF in Graphene THz Devices, Canada

PhD student and PDF positions for talented, high-performing, self-motivated and team-spirited young researcher is open for a project on graphene THz devices with previous experience in the following areas:

– carbon nanotubes or graphene;
– principles of electromagnetics and quantum transport;
– THz technology;
– multiphysics theory and design.

Only candidates with outstanding records and several publications will be considered.

Contact Person and Address:

Prof. Christophe Caloz
Tel: (514) 340-4711, ext. 3326
Fax: (514) 340-5892

École Polytechnique de Montréal
Pavillon Lassonde, Office M-6025
Poly-Grames Research Center
2500, ch. de Polytechnique
Montreal, H3T 1J4, Quebec, Canada


Application Deadline: 31st december 2010

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PhD in Selfassembly of Milk Proteins, Denmark

With reference to the project manager, the work of the Ph.D. fellow will consist mainly of duties in connection with research and development within selfassembly of milk proteins (alpha-lactalbumin) into stabilized nanotubes for use as a functional ingredient in the food industry.

The appointee should have qualifications within the following areas:

  • Dairy chemistry and technology
  • Protein chemistry and analysis
  • Rheology of food materials
  • Food microstructure
  • Microscopy techniques, e.g. transmission electron microscopy

Qualification requirements:

In connection with the appointment to the post special importance will be attached to the applicant having the professional and personal qualifications stated below:

  • Passed Master´s degree in relation to the above subject area(s)

The Ph.D. fellow is also required to have research potential, to be enterprising and to possess good interpersonal skills.

The application, marked 625/05366-265 should be sent to The Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Food Science, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, where it must be received no later than 9th August 2010 at 12.00 noon.