Date Posted
4 Oct 2024

PhD Project
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

The Research Training Network GRK 2064 “Water use efficiency and drought stress responses: from Arabidopsis to barley”

4 Oct 2024

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Position Description

Within the framework of the DFG-funded Research Training Network GRK 2064, we invite applications for the PhD project “Genetic control of reproductive development under drought in barley”.

The project involves the phenotypic characterization of barley reproductive development in response to drought and the molecular analysis of stress-controlled flowering using high-throughput RNA sequencing.

Applicants are expected to have completed their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a life science subject or agriculture with very good grades, preferably with a focus on plant genetics, molecular plant sciences or bioinformatics. Fluent spoken and written English language skills are essential.

How to Apply

Further details and online application: Application deadline: open until the position is filled. For questions concerning the position, please, contact Dr. Maria von Korff (0049-221-5062247, E-Mail:, or The University of Bonn and the Max Planck Society are equal opportunity employers and are committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in their workforce and therefore encourage applications from such qualified individuals. University of Bonn and the Max Planck Society seek to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourage women to apply.

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €30'000 - €40'000.