PhD Positions in Molecular Biology at Institute of Molecular Biology in Germany, 2014

Institute of Molecular Biology is inviting applications for Germany PhD positions for a period of three years in the field of Molecular Biology. To be eligible, applicants must have a Masters or equivalent degree and must have prior experience in a research environment. These positions are available for the following projects: Neolithic transition and metabolic syndrome, Gene regulation in glial precursor cells, Gene Regulation and Epigenetic and Ciliary protein function. The positions will start on 1st March 2014 or later. The deadline for applications is 25th November 2013.

Study Subject (s): Positions are available in the field of Molecular Biology for following projects: Neolithic transition and metabolic syndrome, Gene regulation in glial precursor cells, Gene Regulation and Epigenetics and Ciliary protein function.
Course Level: Positions are available for pursuing PhD program.
Scholarship Provider: Institute of Molecular Biology
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: As IMB is an international institution the first criteria for eligibility is that students should be able to communicate in English, which is our working language. Secondly, they should have prior experience in a research environment and have or be about to complete, a Masters or equivalent degree.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants of Germany are eligible for these positions.

Scholarship Description: International PhD Programme on the “Dynamics of Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and DNA Damage Response” gives talented and enthusiastic students the opportunity to undertake PhD research at the cutting edge of modern biology. Groups cover a broad range of expertise and include leading biochemists, geneticists, cell and developmental biologists who study the molecular mechanisms of embryonic development, ageing and disease; bioinformaticians and systems biologists who analyse high-throughput datasets and model regulatory gene networks; and applied physicists who develop ground breaking super-resolution microscopes. This range of expertise and the open and vibrant atmosphere within the Programme encourages multidisciplinary collaborations and innovative research. Moreover, a range of scientific and social events are organised to ensure high levels of exchange and collaboration between the participating groups. The Programme is coordinated by the Institute of Molecular Biology in Mainz, Germany, and participating groups are located at the: Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU), University Medical Center (UMC) and Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P).

Duration of award(s): Positions will be available up to three years.

What does it cover?
-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.

Notification: Shortlisted students will be invited to Mainz for interviews. Next Interview Days will be in February 9th to 11th 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 25th November 2013.

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