ORGANISATION/COMPANYHelmholtz Association of German Research Centres
RESEARCH FIELDMedical sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE10/07/2019 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONGermany › Berlin
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
The MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC) is a member of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers, supported by the Federal Government of Germany and the Land Berlin. For our PhD-Program, starting six months from the Interview Week, we are seeking for Fully-funded
*PhD positions in Biomedical Sciences*
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) invites applicants for PhD positions.
Are you passionate about understanding the molecular basis of health and disease and translating your findings into clinical applications?
Are you interested in one of the following topics:
* Cardiovascular research and metabolic diseases
* Cancer and immunology
* Developmental biology
* Medical systems biology
* Mathematical modeling
* Structural biology
* Diseases of the nervous system
* Translational research
What are we offering?
Situated in an excellent scientific, international and supportive environment, the MDC provides you with:
* Structured PhD program
* Advanced research training, incl. summer schools and annual PhD retreats
* Individual supervision from expert scientists
* Access to state-of-the-art technology
* Travel grants for external courses and conferences
* Framework program for personal and career development
Students can enrol in one of our thematically focused PhD Exchange Programs:
* The MDC-NYU PhD Exchange Program in Medical Systems Biology
* SignGene - The German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School “Frontiers in Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation”
* or become associated with the interdisciplinary HEIBRiDS Data Science School.
The working language of the program is English.
MDC offers and promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applicants regardless of gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Berlin is one of the most vibrant cities located in the heart of Europe. It offers an incredible load of entertainment; cultural and recreational activities. Join our community of 400 international PhD students and enjoy studying and living in Germany.
Who are we looking for?
PhD researchers are fully funded through an initial 3-year employment contract with the MDC, according to 65% TVöD 13 (monthly net payment of approximately 1,600 EUR). Health and social insurance are included in the contract. In many cases contracts are extended for an additional year. Salaries are competitive to national standards. The tuition fees per semester are approximately 350 EUR, and include public transportation ticket.
The MDC is an equal opportunity employer and supports gender equality.
*For further information please contact:*
Please send your application, until July 10, 2019 via our online recruitment portal. The required application documents include a research interest letter, CV, education and contact details of two referees. Applications via e-mail can unfortunately not be accepted.
After submission of your application, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirming that your application has been received. To be eligible for review, your application must be submitted before the application deadline.
EURAXESS offer ID: 418870
Posting organisation offer ID: 693073
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