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Location
Salzburg
Land Salzburg, Austria
Date Posted
27 Feb 2017

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Type
PhD Program
University of Salzburg

PhD Studentship

Salzburg
Land Salzburg, Austria
27 Feb 2017

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Position Description


International PhD Program ICA
The University of Salzburg invites applications for 8 fully funded PhD studentships. The ICA program comprises eleven internationally renowned research groups and focuses on specific immunological aspects of cancer and allergy.
ICA aims to attract and select high-calibre graduate students from all over the world, provide an intellectually stimulating environment, excellent infrastructure and ambitious scientific projects. ICA will train young scientists to the highest international standards preparing them for a successful career in basic as well as translational and applied science.
Thesis projects:
 Antigen processing by endolysosomal proteases and vacuolar ligases
 Identifying TH-polarizing signatures on allergenic molecules
 Generation of stable and suppressive regulatory T cells
 The influence of the myeloid compartment for CLL pathogenesis
 Functional alterations of homing receptor in CLL by tissue-specific factors and therapy
 Systems biology of cancer stem cells
 Inflammation-related epigenetic changes in lung carcinogenesis
 Protein-inherent features triggering different responses in different dendritic cell subsets
ICA offers numerous benefits to its students: attractive salaries for a period of 3 years (including health, occupational and national insurance), cover of research consumables, ICA-specific technological training courses, tansferrable/soft skill courses, full funding of participation in congresses, workshops and international courses, including stays in foreign partner laboratories (up to 6 months).
For detailed information about application, selection procedure and admission, and about the scientific program and faculty of ICA visit
http://www.uni-salzburg.at/phd-program-ica


How to Apply

For detailed information about application, selection procedure and admission, and about the scientific program and faculty of ICA visit http://www.uni-salzburg.at/phd-program-ica

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: €10'000 - €20'000.

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