Date Posted
20 Dec 2024

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PhD Project
IMPRS ‘From Molecules to Organisms’

PhD positions in the life sciences starting September 2022

20 Dec 2024

NOTE: this position listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Position Description

Apply now to join our PhD program in the life sciences. We train the next generation of scientists to study complex biological processes that cannot be adequately understood within the limits of a single discipline. The challenging and innovative program bridges between diverse disciplines and several levels of biological organization.

Research fields covered include:

• Biophysics
• Biochemistry & structural biology
• Bioinformatics & computational biology
• Molecular &cellular biology
• Developmental biology & genetics
• Genomics &proteomics
• Microbiology & microbiome science
• Evolutionary biology & ecology

Training is offered in a range of core and specialised skills; a thesis advisory committee provides individual project guidance. The working language of our school is English; places are fully funded.

We expect applicants to hold an excellent degree in natural or computer science at Masters level by September 2022. You should possess skills and knowledge matching to your intended area of research, plus a high level of motivation. Applicants with degrees obtained outside the European Higher Education Area need to supply scores from the GRE General Test.

The International Max Planck Research School IMPRS “From Molecules to Organisms” program is offered by the Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen in conjunction with the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany.

Apply online from 13 December 2021; Application deadline: 6 February 2022

How to Apply

Only applications via our online system will be accepted. For further instructions have a look at our webpage:

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.