PhD-position (4 years) in nutrition - 17/8585

University of Bergen
July 17 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

At the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen 1 PhD-position (100 %) in nutrition are available for a period of four (4) years.


The candidate will beappointed foraperiod of four(4)years or max 4 months after completed the PhD-degree, if this is achieved within a shorter time than four years. The positions include 25% duty work such as teaching,exam work or supervision,dependingonthedemands at thedepartment.


The position is funded by the University of Bergen and a new nutrition research project led by Prof. Jutta Dierkes and Prof. Gunnar Mellgren.




The main objective of the study is to characterise effects of under- and overnutrition in healthy and diseased individuals


Under supervision of the main- and co-supervisors and in collaboration with other nutrition researchers, the candidate will contribute to 

  • The planning and execution of clinical and/or experimental studies

  • Perform biochemical and genetic analyses

  • Present research results nationally and internationally

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess