PhD positions at the International Max Planck Research School in Chemical and Molecular Biology

The International Max Planck Research School in Chemical and Molecular Biology (IMPRS-CMB) is looking for talented and motivated PhD candidates of all nationalities to carry out novel projects in the following research areas:
BIOCHEMISTRY • BIOPHYSICS • CANCER BIOLOGY • CELL BIOLOGY • CHEMICAL BIOLOGY • DRUG DISCOVERY • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY • NETWORK BIOLOGY • STEM CELL BIOLOGY • STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY • SYSTEMS BIOLOGY


We expect excellent academic scores, prior research experience but most importantly commitment and enthusiasm to face the many challenges of a PhD project.

The IMPRS-CMB is a joint program between the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology (MPI-MP), the Technical University (TU) Dortmund, the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). All four institutes are closely connected and located in the Ruhr Metropolitan Area, a vibrant, open and multicultural region in Germany.

The program was established over 15 years ago and has continuously provided high quality training in the field of life sciences combined with a collaborative, interdisciplinary and young environment, where students can lay the foundations for their future career.

We offer:

• fully-funded PhD positions (competitive salaries with social benefits)
• an international and exciting working atmosphere
• state-of-the-art research facilities
• an integrated training program that includes lectures, advanced scientific workshops, complementary skill courses and career development activities
• a mentoring program to guide and promote young scientists

For more information and to apply, please visit us at www.imprs-cmb.mpg.de

The Max Planck Society strives to ensure a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities irrespective of gender, nationality or disabilities of the applicants.
The Max-Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Activities and responsibilities

The IMPRS in Chemical and Molecular Biology (IMPRS-CMB) provides an amazing environment for young, talented and ambitious scientists to start an academic career in the field of life sciences.

As a graduate student, you will join a top-level research group and you will have the chance to carry out an exciting and novel project with access to state-of-the-art facilities and world class experts.

Qualification profile

Applicants should hold (or expect to hold prior to the start of their PhD) a University Master Degree in one of the following disciplines (or a related field):

- Biology
- Biochemistry
- Life Science
- Physics
- Chemistry
- Computer Science
- Medicine

Admission to the graduate program, if all requirements are fulfilled, is based only on scientific qualification and performance at the interview.

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About International Max Planck Researck School in Chemical and Molecular Biology

The IMPRS-CMB is a joint PhD Program between the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, the Technical University Dortmund, the Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Duisburg-Essen. All four institutes are located in the Ruhr Metropolitan Area of Germany, an extremely vibrant and culturally interconnected region.
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