26/08/2020

PhD Student Positions at IMPRS for Molecular Life Sciences, Munich


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Max Planck Research School for Life Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/11/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Martiensried
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Life Sciences: From Biological Structures to Neural Circuits (IMPRS-LS) currently has an open call for fully funded PhD student positions. We are looking for outstanding graduates from all over the world to join our network of passionate young scientists in one of the Europe's most attractive cities.

We offer you:

► Excellent career opportunities in a vibrant international research community.

► An English-speaking structured PhD program organized by Munich-based Max Planck Institutes and Universities.

► State-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research projects.

► Individual supervision and mentoring from research scientists who are leaders in their respective fields.

► Full funding for international and German students, with no tuition costs and additional funding for scientific meetings and trainings.

 

JOIN OUR NETWORK

The strongest asset of our graduate program is a vivid research network that our students have access to. IMPRS-LS brings together two renowned Max Planck Institutes, the MPI of Biochemistry and the MPI of Neurobiology as well as two leading partner universities, the LMU and TUM, to deliver first class training for the world‘s most promising young scientists.

More than 60 distinguished group leaders actively participate in the PhD program and offer challenging and cutting-edge PhD projects in the following areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Bio-imaging
  • Computational Biology
  • Gene Regulation
  • Immunology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Protein Structure
  • Signaling
  • Systems Biology

 

STRUCTURED PHD PROGRAM FOR FUTURE LEADERS IN SCIENCE

IMPRS-LS provides comprehensive scientific training in a superb and vibrant research environment with state-of-the-art facilities to students aiming for a successful career in science. Our doctoral students work within international teams of scientists in an interdisciplinary setting with extensive access to expertise and support. Seminars, summer schools, elective courses, career development training and participation in international conferences supplement laboratory work.

 

LIVING IN MUNICH

The cosmopolitan city of Munich is at the forefront of scientific research in Germany and, situated in the heart of Bavaria, uniquely combines traditions and history with great infrastructure of the modern city. Munich has a lively, international feel, with cultural and entertainment opportunities for each taste and beautiful Alpine nature within just an hour of travel.

Munich benefits from the presence of a large number of research institutes, two worldwide high-ranked universities and many non-university science-related establishments as well as numerous biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Thus, Munich is not only a great place to live in, but also a vivid environment for research and fruitful collaboration within academia and between academia and industry.

 

HOW TO APPLY

We invite highly qualified candidates with a strong commitment to basic science to apply.

Applicants should hold an MSc (or equivalent degree) with a strong background in biological sciences, neurosciences, biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology or a related discipline.

Outstanding candidates with a first-class BSc degree (or equivalent degree) are eligible to apply for the fast-track option.

For more information, eligibility criteria and online application please visit our website: www.imprs-ls.de

 

Application opens on September 1, 2020. Closing date for application is November 15, 2020. Accepted candidates may start research projects between March 2021 and October 2021.

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Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
40 position(s) available at
IMPRS-LS
Germany
Martiensried
82152
Am Klopferspitz 18

EURAXESS offer ID: 553452

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