Date Posted
3 May 2024

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PhD Program
Chosun university

PhD student

3 May 2024

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Position Description

The increasing antibiotics resistance of micro-organisms is major threat to global public health issue. A very few new treatments are in development, and an improved alternative treatments are needed. It is proven that pathogens cannot gain resistance towards antimicrobial peptides. This project will investigate the effectiveness and mode of action of novel or designed synthetic antimicrobial peptides. This project will investigate how the structure of these peptides influences their function. The study will be carried out using diverse techniques like circular dichroism spectroscopy, spectrofluorophotometer, HPLC, Confocal Microscopy, Scanning electron microscopy etc.
The ideal candidates have:
– A strong commitment to high-quality research.
– A strong interest in Peptide Biochemistry.
– Molecular cell Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology background.
– Handling above mentioned instruments is advantage.
The position is funded by professor. Tuition fees are paid by professor.
The stipend is 600,000 KRW per month and will be increased after 6months/1year.
Masters in Molecular Biology/Biotechnology/Microbiology.
Experience in Handling Mammalian & microbial cell lines, is desirable

English proficiency:
IELTS: Minimum 6.5
TOEFL: Minimum IBT 85

How to Apply

Formal applications should be addressed to Mr. Rajasekaran (, including: - An Covering letter, - Statement of research interest - A full CV. Last date: 10-May-2016

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: Less than €10'000.