One extra position available for the PhD in "Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems" at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy.
The application deadline for EU students is Sep 11, 2017.
Students are expected to join the written and oral exam on September 25/26, so the call is mostly directed to students from EU. See below for contributions towards traveling expenses.
Applicants should have a good background in Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics or related subjects and are expected to obtain their Laurea Specialistica or equivalent degree by Autumn 2017.
The complete official announcement is available here:
and applications should be sent online via the link:
Notice that SISSA can cover, in full or in part, the expenses of students who, after the first screening based on CV and letters of presentations, are admitted to the local entrance exam. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Admitted students will have the opportunity to follow a one-year educational program in an international and interdisciplinary environment, followed by two or three years of active research in one of the following areas:
* structural bioinformatics,
* statistical mechanics of complex molecular systems,
* biomolecular simulations,
* simulations of rare events.
* simulations and modelling of cellular motility.
For further information about the available research lines, and past entrance exams see:
and related webpages.