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PhD Positions in Translational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

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The International Helmholtz Research School “Translational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine” (TransCard) trains excellent young researchers at the interface of basic molecular, genetic, and clinical research with the goal to elucidate the molecular mechanisms causing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and to transfer this knowledge from bench to bedside.
The research areas covered by TransCard include cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, with a strong focus on understanding the underlying molecular and pathomechanisms as a basis for improved therapy. This includes basic research utilizing model organisms, cellular systems, systems biology and high throughput approaches as well as clinical research – preferably in combination.
 
TransCard provides an outstanding environment for aspiring PhD students:
 
  • Excellent and challenging research projects ensured by high quality faculty
  • Continued mentoring facilitated by established PhD committees
  • A core lecture series to provide necessary background on concepts and methods
  • State of the art blended learning environment with e-learning and online cooperation
  • Guaranteed attendance of an international scientific meetings, courses & lab visits
  • Opportunity to develop “transferable skills” through external courses and teaching on site
  • Personal development through interaction with peers, influence on the curriculum, and organization of a retreat/research meeting
  • The possibility to participate in a clinical visits program in collaboration with the Helios Clinics in Berlin-Buch
 
Funded by the Helmholtz Association, the program is a joint endeavor of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the Freie Universität Berlin, and its international partners (Hubrecht Laboratory, Utrecht/The Netherlands; University of Arizona, Tucson/USA). TransCard offers a comprehensive and structured training program for talented doctoral students in a unique translational research environment with internationally renowned faculty, access to the expertise of the associated teaching hospitals, as well as high-end technology platforms. What makes TransCard unique is the ambition to provide a stimulating environment and a curriculum that trains students for the real needs of scientific life.
 
Application
Highly motivated candidates of any nationality who hold or anticipate receiving a Master’s degree or equivalent in relevant fields of study are invited to submit their applications online via http://www.mdc-berlin.de/application.
Deadline: July 1, 2015
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For more information, please visit our website at http://www.mdc-berlin.de/transcard.

Contact detail


How to apply:
online application portal: http://www.mdc-berlin.de/application
Send application to
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Assocation (MDC)
International Helmholtz Research School TransCard
Dr. Inka Gotthardt
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
13125 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 9406 4258
E-Mail: transcard@mdc-berlin.de
Web: http://www.mdc-berlin.de/transcard

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Berlin)
Working place
13125 Berlin
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Mathematics, Human medicine, Medical Engineering