Many PhD positions in molecular biology (Freiburg, Germany) ~

8 de febrero de 2016

Many PhD positions in molecular biology (Freiburg, Germany)

The Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine (SGBM) is the only International Graduate School funded by the German Excellence Initiative of the DFG at the University of Freiburg. It relies on the expertise provided by the Excellence Clusters BIOSS (Center for Biological Signalling Studies) and BL-BT (BrainLinks-BrainTools), several outstanding collaborative research centers as well as the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics and the Bernstein Center Freiburg. This innovative research and training program includes an MD/PhD program. The school recruits doctoral students in the following seven research disciplines:

Protein Structure and Function, Synthetic Biology and Signalling, Neurosciences, Immunology/Virology, Molecular Medicine, Developmental Biology and Molecular Plant Sciences

Presently the school counts 65 PhD students at different stages of their doctoral work.

The entire program is run in English. Knowledge of German is not necessary.

We expect:
- an excellent recent university degree: M.Sc. or German diploma (candidates about to obtain such a degree are welcome to apply).
- motivation & interest to join one of the interdisciplinary research areas of the Graduate School
- communication skills in English
- interest and creativity to shape your own thesis project and select your thesis committee

We offer:
- a doctoral fellowship
- a high-profile research environment
- an exchange program with universities and industry around the world
- an efficient supervision and mentoring program
- courses in novel technologies and soft skills
- an interdisciplinary teaching program
- a campus in the center of the city with lecture rooms, social & guest rooms

If you are interested, go to our homepage: Deadline for submission of applications: March 28, 2016. Decisions will be communicated to applicants in early July 2016 and selected applicants will be able to start in late September 2016.

Anfangsdatum: 15. Februar 2016

geschätzte Dauer: 3-4 Jahre


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