09/05/2021

4 PhD positions in FWF-PhD programme HOROS

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Medical University of Innsbruck
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
    Biological sciencesOther
    Medical sciencesOther
    Pharmacological sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/06/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Innsbruck
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    HOROS-W1253
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

HOROS - Host Response in Opportunistic Infections, a FWF-funded doctoral collage has 4 fully funded PhD positions on the broader topics of Microbiology, Immunology, Cell biology and Mycology on offer:

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1. Project: EpiGen-LipoComp

Under supervision of Prof. Florian Kronenberg and Prof. R. Würzner you will work on the topic of "Epidemiological and genetic evidence for an influence of apolipoprotein and complement protein concentrations and genetics on viral and bacterial infections". Please see here the full project description.

 

2. Project: Met-Iron-Inf

Under supervision of Prof. Günter WeissProf. Cornelia Lass-Flörl and Prof. Doris Wilflingseder you will work on the topic of "Metabolic iron changes during SARS-CoV-2 infection in vitro".

Please see here the full project description.

 

3. Project: Mycoiron

Under supervision of Prof. Hubertus Haas you will work on the topic of "Metabolic remodeling of Aspergillus fumigatus during iron starvation".

Please see here the full project description.

 

4. Project: AMP

Under supervision of Prof. Florentine Marx-Ladurner you will work on the topic of "Antimicrobial proteins and peptides - Small proteins and peptides promise the development of new effective antimicrobial drugs".

Please see here the full project description.

For detailed descriptions of the projects go to:

http://www.horos.at/content/home/application/

Why Horos?

• Individual supervision and monitoring (students have their individual thesis steering

committee)

• A highly structured HOROS-specific educational programme

• Great scientific network, also with international laboratories

• Retreats and social activities

• Guaranteed salary as suggested by the Austrian Science Fund for the proposed 3-

years, health insurance and social benefits (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs)

• State-of-the art facilities and resources

 

 

Application

To submit your application, please go to the HOROS application page (http://www.horos.at/content/home/application/).

Documents needed:

 • CV

• filled application form

• university entry permission

• Master/MD/diploma degree

• recommendation letter

• abstract of diploma/master/MD thesis

 

We can only accept complete applications. Incomplete applications will not be

considered!

PhD students are selected on the basis of their application materials and the selected

candidates will be invited to a personal interview at Medical University Innsbruck.

 

 

Selection process

• Verification that the application is complete and that the applicant fulfils all requirements

• Evaluation by HOROS faculty members and ranking of candidates based on their qualifications, research experience, and future plans

• Invitation of preselected candidates for a hearing and personal job interview in Innsbruck/ online interviews on 06th July 2021(depending on the pandemic situation in July; justifiable expenses for travel and accommodation will be reimbursed)

• Final selection of stipendiates

• Start of project 01st September 2021

 

Application deadline: 06. June 2021 23.59h CET

Interviews: 06. July 2021

Start of work: 01. September 2021

More Information

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The entry requirement is a full study completing degree (Master, Magister, Diploma, MD) in medicinenatural sciences or related disciplines. Medical or Science students have to show academic excellence, scientific potential, flexibility, motivation and suitability for the research project.

Work location(s)
4 position(s) available at
Medical University of Innsbruck
Austria
Tyrol
Innsbruck
6020
Schöpfstraße 41

EURAXESS offer ID: 638232

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