Thursday, 20 April 2017
10 Fully Funded PhD Positions in Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics, Germany
The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) offers up to 10 fully funded PhD positions for international students. Positions offer talented and enthusiastic students the opportunity to undertake PhD research at the cutting edge of modern biology and related fields.
The aim of the PhD position is to enable and encourage academically able international applicants.
The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a modern research centre, which is funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, a charity with a long tradition in promoting outstanding research in medicine, biology, chemistry and pharmaceutical science.
The official working language at IMB is English. Certificate as proof of English skills not a requirement, but proficiency in English, both written and verbal, is a prerequisite for entry to the IPP.
Course Level: Positions is available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: The International PhD programme includes groups at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU), Mainz’s University Medical Centre (UMC) and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P).
List of Subjects: Genome stability & DNA repair, Epigenetics & Gene regulation and Computational biology & omics
The possibility to work on a cutting-edge project using state-of-the-art technology in a highly motivated research team.
A stimulating, diverse and international research environment.
Advanced training opportunities.
A competitive stipend.
2 letters of reference.
Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility: The IPP wants to attract the brightest minds from all over the world. University is looking for creative and ambitious students in the field of life sciences who are looking for challenging work at the cutting edge of science. Our student community currently consists of more than 90 PhD students from 20 different countries. Each call receives about 500 applications from students all over the world, for approximately 10-15 positions.
Working language: As IMB is an international institution the first criterion for eligibility is that applicants are able to communicate in English, which is our working language.
Education and experience: Applicant should have prior experience in a research environment and have, or be about to complete, a master’s or equivalent degree (at least 4 years of university education).
Motivation to solve complex scientific problems
Excellent communication skills
Nationality: Applicants from all over the world can apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicant should have prior experience in a research environment and have, or be about to complete, a master’s or equivalent degree (at least 4 years of university education).
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: The official working language at IMB is English. Certificate as proof of English skills not a requirement, but proficiency in English, both written and verbal, is a prerequisite for entry to the IPP.
How to Apply: Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. Applicant will be asked to upload the following documents in PDF format:
A single file containing:
High school certificate
University studies (including certificates of qualification and transcripts of records)
English language test certificate (not mandatory, only if available)
Application Deadline: The registration deadline is June 16, 2017 and application deadline June 23, 2017.