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PhD Positionsin Identification of a Roseoflavin Exporter, Germany

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The objective of the present project is the identification of the roseoflavin exporter in S. davaonensis. Five different work packages describe experiments that should lead to the identification of the roseoflavin exporter. It is unclear at present whether a single protein or whether multiple proteins form this unique exporter.

The Mannheim University of Applied Sciences is a public higher education institute located in Mannheim, Germany. It offers degree programs at the bachelor’s and master’s levels in the fields of engineering, informatics, biotechnology, design, and social affairs.

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Application Deadline: August 31, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Applied Sciences Mannheim
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Germany
  • The award can be taken in Germany

Eligibility        

  • Eligible Countries: Germany
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Identification of a roseoflavin exporter in the roseoflavin producer Streptomyces davaonensis
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • A person interested in bacterial membrane-bound transporters (importers/exporters) in general would be the most appropriate. Moreover, since we also will use a genetic approach to identify the novel elusive roseoflavin exporter, the candidate also should be familiar with state-of-the-art cloning techniques. We will teach you to use a bacterial CRISPR-Cas9 system and BioID.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply, students must have to submit the online application form.
  • Supporting Documents: Submit your official transcripts of academic records from every postsecondary institution attended for at least one year as a full-time student, CV, and statement of purpose. Academic records should give information on the type and content of courses taken (Diploma supplement) and the grades you received
  • Admission Requirements: Students must have a previous degree certificate with relevant marks.
  • Language Requirement: For English, the following proofs are accepted:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with at least 90 internet-based TOEFL-test points (out of 120) or the TOEFL.ITP with at least 570 points (out of 677)
  • International English Language Test System (IELTS) with a result of at least 6,5 (out of 9)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • Applicants who took part in an undergraduate program in which the language of instruction was English are asked to provide a suitable certificate from their Faculty.
    For German, the following proofs are accepted:
  • “Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz – Zweite Stufe” (Beschluss der Kultusministerkonferenz (KMK) vom 16.03.1972 und 05.10.1973 in jeweils geltender Fassung)
  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH-Stufe 2) gemäß der Rahmenordnung der Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK) und KMK
  • Großes or Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom issued by the Goethe-Institute
  • Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung issued by the Goethe-Institute
  • “Deutsch als Fremsprache” (TestDaF) certificate, only if passed with a mark of TDN 4 or better in all of the examinations
  • Zeugnis der Prüfung zur Feststellung der Eignung ausländischer Studienbewerber für die Aufnahme eines Studiums an den Hochschulen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (“Feststellungsprüfung”)
  • An equivalent certificate based on a bilateral treaty with another country

Benefits 

The University of applied sciences will provide the salary for students in Germany.

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