PhD Positions in Imaging Cellular Processes and Disease at CiM-IMPRS, Germany

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PhD Positions in Imaging Cellular Processes and Disease at CiM-IMPRS, Germany

Deadline: 1st May 2016.

University of Münsterand the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine is offering CiM-IMPRS joint graduate program formed by the merger of the International Max Planck Research School IMPRS-MBM and the CiM Graduate School. Position is open for highly qualified and motivated students international graduates of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Physics. It offers outstanding research in high-profile laboratories as well as excellent scientific and “soft-skill” training aimed to strengthen the PhD students’ competences for their future careers.

The Ph.D. program offers excellent research and teaching in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences with a strong emphasis on Imaging.and they are available in the field of Imaging Cellular Processes and Disease.

List of Subejcts include: Cell and Molecular Biology, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Vascular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neurobiology, In vivo Imaging, High Resolution Optical Imaging, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Label Chemistry and Mathematical Modelling.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree, or equivalent (e.g. German Diploma), in life or natural sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, pharmacy or related fields), in mathematics or computer sciences. Applicants with a state examination in pharmacy can be admitted to work on pharmaceutical/chemical projects. The date of award of the Master’s (diploma, state examination) degree must not be more than 4 years ago (i.e. 4 years before the above-mentioned application deadline).
  • Applications are also welcome if the required degree has not yet been awarded by the time of application. However, it has to be awarded before fellowships commence in October.
  • Students from Münster are also welcome to apply. Please note: Students who are already working in a group of a CiM-IMPRS member (see list of members on this page under “Faculty”) are eligible for a fellowship only if they will join a different CiM-IMPRS group for their PhD. If they have questions concerning this rule please contact us by e-mail.
  • Citizens of any nationality can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree, or equivalent (e.g. German Diploma), in life or natural sciences (e.g. biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, chemistry, pharmacy or related fields), in mathematics or computer sciences.
  • Applicants who are not native English speakers should demonstrate an adequate competence of the English language by one of the following options: 1) acceptable results in an internationally recognized test (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS) or 2) proven higher education in English or 3) reasonably long stay in an English speaking country or 4) simply demonstrating their English language abilities during presentations and interviews in Münster. Please note that although an English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS) is not required it is very important that applicant can communicate well enough in spoken and written English.
  • Knowledge of the German language is not required.

How to Apply: For more information and application, click here

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