PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School for Living Matter
Dortmund, Germany

Application Deadline: October 31st 2021

The International Max Planck Research School for Living Matter: from molecules to dynamics (IMPRS-LM) is a joint PhD program between the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology (MPI-MP), the Technical University (TU) Dortmund, the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), and it is located in the Ruhr Metropolitan Area, a vibrant, open and multicultural region in Germany.

With over 18 years of experience, the IMPRS-LM offers an established, international and modern PhD program, where students can tackle novel and exciting projects in the following research areas:

BIOCHEMISTRY • BIOPHYSICS • CANCER BIOLOGY • CELL BIOLOGY • CHEMICAL BIOLOGY • DRUG DISCOVERY • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY • NETWORK BIOLOGY • STEM CELL BIOLOGY • STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY • SYSTEMS BIOLOGY

The IMPRS-LM invites applications from talented and motivated students of all nationalities.

We expect excellent academic scores, prior research experience but most importantly commitment and enthusiasm to face the many challenges of a PhD project.

We offer:

  • fully-funded PhD positions (competitive salaries with social benefits)
  • an international and exciting working atmosphere
  • state-of-the-art research facilities
  • an English-speaking training program that includes lectures, advanced scientific workshops, transferable skill courses and career development activities
  • a mentoring program to guide and promote young scientists

Selected candidates will join a new generation of life scientists that are passionate about biology, that would like to understand the chemistry at the basis of life and that are fascinated, like physicists, by the dynamic behaviour of living matter through time and space.

Interested candidates should hold (or expect to hold prior to the start of their PhD) a M.Sc. (or an equivalent degree) in Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, (Bio-)Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Computer Science or related fields.

For more information and to apply, please visit us at www.imprs-lm.mpg.de

The Max Planck Society strives to ensure a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities irrespective of gender, nationality or disabilities of the applicants.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

 

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