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Two Doctoral positions in two different research groups of the Graduate School Life Science Munich.

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The Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM) offers an international doctoral program in life sciences. The members of  LSM are part of the Faculty of Biology and the Faculty of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacy of LMU Munich. The LSM is located at the HighTechCampus Martinsried near Munich.
Just under 40 research groups, internationally recognized for their innovative research approaches and technologies, form the core faculty of the Graduate School. Using state of the art approaches, these groups aim to answer essential questions relevant to basic and applied biological and biochemical research. Thus, the doctoral students at the LSM are provided with thorough training in life sciences latest methods. Furthermore various workshops and seminars are available to enhance personal skills and strengthened doctoral students for a successful career as scientists.

DAAD and the Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM) jointly award two full scholarships for PhD projects financed by the DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP).
The LSM announces the call for DAAD-LSM-candidates to submit their applications for these PhD projects scholarships. The holders of the scholarships are selected in a multi-step process jointly conducted by the DAAD and the LSM. The final decision and the financial administration are made by the DAAD.
LSM is looking for highly motivated international applicants with excellent grades and a strong scientific interest to apply for the PhD program in life sciences, who have not been in Germany for longer than 15 months by the end of September 2015.
The projects on offer for this DAAD-LSM-application cover four areas of anthropology, plant physiology, pharmacology and plant sciences. Successful applicants will be integrated into the international PhD program of the LSM. The program is taught entirely in English and provides comprehensive scientific training.
The research training on a specific project will be supplemented by seminars, methods courses, training in transferable and personal skills and participation in international conferences. The PhD program is open for students who hold either a Master´s or Diploma degree. Successful candidates of the graduate school will be awarded a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) by the LMU after 3 to 4 years. Candidates need to prove a strong qualitative background as well as an interest and ability to conduct independent research.
Deadline for the DAAD-LSM-application is June 18th, 2015.
Further information and details about the online application process and the available research projects can be found on 


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Graduate School Life Science Munich
Francisca Rosa Mende
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Faculty of Biology
Grosshadernerstr. 2
82152 Planegg-Martinsried
Tel: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-74765
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-74752
E-Mail: lsm@bio.lmu.de

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Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Bayern)
Working place
82152 Planegg - Martinsried
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Sciences