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PhD in Orthodontics, Section of Orthodontics, Institute of Odontology and Oral Health (former Department of Dentistry), Aarhus University

Applications are open for a PhD position at the Section of Orthodontics, Institute of Odontology and Oral Health, Aarhus University. The project is fully supported by a grant from the Aarhus University Research Foundation.

The successful applicant will work in an international environment at Aarhus University. The project consists in a 3-year clinical multi-center research project about orthodontic post-treatment stability and orthodontic retention.

The supervision will be carried out by Assoc. Prof. Marie Cornelis as the main supervisor, Assoc. Prof. Paolo Cattaneo as co-supervisor, and possibly other co-supervisors from international orthodontic sections involved in the project.

The selected candidate will have to apply for enrolment in one of the 4 annual application rounds at The Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University ( It is a requirement that the candidate and the project are accepted for enrolment in order to be able to start the PhD fellowship (

Eligible candidates should have a Dental degree and should be fluent in English. A specialist degree in orthodontics is not a must, but interest in orthodontics is mandatory. Previous research experience is a plus.

Additional information regarding this position can be obtained by contacting Marie Cornelis, Institute of Odontology and Oral Health, Aarhus University,

Applications containing the applicant's CV, motivation letter, dental degree diploma, TOEFL score documentation or equivalent (if available) and name and email address of at least one reference person, should be sent by email to Marie Cornelis by 31 December 2016.