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2 MD/PhD positions for 3 years - IRTG1911

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The University of Lübeck is a modern Life-Science University with nine academic programs including Medicine, Psychology, Molecular Life Science, Infection Biology, Medical Informatics, Computer Science, Computational Life Science, Medical and Biomedical Engineering. Within the medical section the  
 
International Research Training Group 1911
“Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection“
 
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers a structured international 3‐year doctoral program. The program is organized by the University of Lübeck, the Leibniz Research Center Borstel, the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and promotes systematic research cooperation between the German and the US institutions allowing expeditious research-related qualification of doctoral researchers.
 
The major goal is to provide an international network of training and research centered around projects that aim at identifying novel pathways that initiate, maintain and resolve chronic infectious and allergic diseases. The PhD thesis projects of the MDs will be connected to one of the research projects described on the webpage of the IRTG (www.irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de).
 
The research program is supplemented by a structured qualification and cross-border supervisory concept with defined training modules integrating student exchanges between the German and the US partner institutions. The qualification concept comprises an IRTG-specific seminar that integrates visiting researchers, jointly held courses, a yearly retreat, an international symposium and individualized educational as well as mentoring programs. This framework is designed to convey skills to the doctoral researchers that qualify for the domestic and the international job market within a period of three years.
 
The IRTG is now seeking excellent candidates to staff up
 
2 MD/PhD positions for 3 years
 
starting November 1, 2014
 
We are looking for highly motivated and qualified candidates with strong interest and background in immunology.  Positions are open for physicians seeking a career in basic or clinical research.  The University of Lübeck offers a one-year curriculum for MDs as a fast track. This defined qualification program, which will be included in the 3 years of PhD is integrated into the Infection Biology (IB) or Molecular Life Science (MLS) master degree program at the University of Lübeck. The successful completion of the fast track curriculum of either program together with the MD degree will grant the candidate a “master equivalent”, making the candidates to become eligible for the Dr. rer. nat qualification.
 
Solid command of the English language is essential.
 
The positions will be paid according to the regulations of the civil service collective wage agreement (100% TV-Ä).
 
Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.
 
Electronic applications (including C.V., list of publications, research experience, letter of recommendation and copies of all degrees and courses) should be send as one pdf-file (max.4MB) to info@irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de before October 1st, 2014.
 
Spokesperson of the IRTG 1911: Prof. Dr. Jörg Köhl, Institute for Systemic Inflammation Research, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck.           

www.irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de
 
 

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How to apply:
Electronic applications (including C.V., list of publications, research experience, letter of recommendation and copies of all degrees and courses) should be send as one pdf-file (max.4MB) to info@irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de before October 1st, 2014.
Send application to
Spokesperson of the IRTG 1911: Prof. Dr. Jörg Köhl, Institute for Systemic Inflammation Research, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck.           

www.irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de

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Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Schleswig-Holstein)
Working place
23562 Lübeck
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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