PhD Student Position in Helmholtz Center Munich Germany
As the leading research center in Europe in the field of environmental health (the connecting discipline between biomedicine and environmental research), scientists in the Helmholtz Center Munich analyse fundamental processes of disease development, and the damage to, as well as the defence and compensatory mechanisms of, organisms.
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The Helmholtz Center Munich is a national research center of the Federal Government and the State of Bavaria with its headquarters in Neuherberg to the north of Munich, and is a member of the Helmholtz Association, the largest public research organisation in Germany.
The institute of Human Genetics is working on the identification of genetic dispositions for rare and common disorders and the characterization of functional consequences of mutations and variations. Techniques for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function are available at the institute.
The Institute invites applications for a
P h D S t u d e n t-High-throughput sequencing (D01/2008)
– Disease gene identification
– Copy number variations
– High-throughput sequencing
– degree in Biology or Biochemistry
– strong background in genetics
– experiences in laboratory techniques
– Working in an innovative, well- equipped and scientifically stimulating surrounding
– further training opportunities
– Initial short-term employment contract for 3 years with a standard public service salary (TVÖD EG 13/2)
The Helmholtz Center Munich as holder of the Bavarian Advancement of Women Prize and of the Total E-Quality Certificate is striving to increase the overall proportion of women on its staff and thus expressly urges qualified women to apply.
Please submit documentation of previous education, two references as well as a statement of your research interests.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Dr. Tim M Strom
Email: [email protected]
Institute of Human Genetics
Helmholtz Center Munich
Ingolstädter Landstr. 1