The Leibniz ScienceCampus InfectoOptics invites applications for 16 Doctoral Research Positions. Doctoral Research positions are available for young researchers from various scientific backgrounds to apply for the research projects. Grants will be funded for three years. To be eligible for the research position, applicants must hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics or related fields.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the research areas of InfectoOptics.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for undertaking research projects.
Scholarship Provider: Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
-A Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics or related fields. Candidates about to earn their degree are welcome to apply.
• high motivation and interest to join one of the interdisciplinary research areas of InfectoOptics
• creativity and interest to shape your own thesis project
• an integrative and cooperative personality with enthusiasm for actively participating in the Community of the Leibniz ScienceCampus
• very good communication skills in English
Scholarship Open for International Students: German students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: At the Leibniz ScienceCampus InfectoOptics in Jena scientists work closely together in a trans-disciplinary approach aiming to develop urgently needed tools for the diagnosis and therapy of infectious diseases based on novel optical and photonic technologies. InfectoOptics combines research in the field of optical high technologies with current topics in infection biology. The InfectoOptics doctoral researchers are integrated into the Jena School for Microbial Communication, an interdisciplinary graduate training program funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Research Foundation and based on top-level fundamental research.
Number of award(s): 16 scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): A doctoral researcher position funded for three years.
What does it cover? A highly communicative atmosphere within a scientific network providing top-level research facilities
• a doctoral researcher position funded for three years as well as generous basic research funding
• a comprehensive mentoring program with supervision by a team of advisors
• Membership at the Excellence Graduate School ‘Jena School for Microbial Communication’ (JSMC), currently encompassing around 135 dedicated doctoral researchers and providing a top-level PhD training program with courses in state-of-the-art research technologies and soft skills.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 5 September 2015.