12 PhD + 2 MD/PhD positions

Workscope: Research Associate

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The University of Duisburg-Essen and the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
offer within the DFG-funded Research Training Group 1949 (GRK 1949)
12 PhD positions - E 13 TV-L (65 %) and 2 MD/PhD positions - E13 TV-L (90 %),
starting on 1st April 2017.

The focus of our Research Training Group Immune Response in Infectious Diseases – Regulation between Innate and Adaptive Immunity lies on the interaction between innate and adaptive immunity in infectious diseases. Outstanding scientists offer a top-class education to excellent young academics from natural sciences and medicine.
We offer a three-year structured program consisting of lecture series, retreats, lab rotations, and methods courses etc. (mandatory). Our international cooperations provide the option to visit labs abroad, learn new methods and widen your professional network. Successful candidates will be awarded the PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) or MD/PhD degree. The program is taught in English.

We expect
  • excellent graduation in the fields of medical biology, biology, medicine, biochemistry, or biotechnology (Master or equivalent)
  • proven interest in one or more of the above indicated research fields
  • highly motivated and committed
  • interested in participating actively in the program of the RTG
  • disposed to work with laboratory animals (depending on the project)
  • very good written and spoken English skills
The duration of the PhD or MD/PhD position will be up to three years max. The salary is in accordance with the German public service salary scale (PhD: TV-L E 13, 65%), (MD/PhD: TV-L E 13, 90 %).

Application details
The application process is handled exclusively online. Please acquaint yourself with the scientific projects offered on our website. Interested candidates should fill in the application form on https://www.uni-due.de/grk1949/downloads.shtml and send it together with the copies of all university degrees in one pdf file only to grk1949@uni-due.de. Please refer to “Application RTG 1949” in the subject line.
 
Deadline for application is 15 November 2016.

Contact
Daniela Catrini
Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Essen, Virchowstrasse 179,
45147 Essen, Germany
www.uni-due.de/grk1949

How to apply:
The application process is handled exclusively online. Please acquaint yourself with the scientific projects offered on our website. Interested candidates should fill in the application form on https://www.uni-due.de/grk1949/downloads.shtml and send it together with the copies of all university degrees in one pdf file only to grk1949@uni-due.de. Please refer to “Application RTG 1949” in the subject line.
 

Contact detail


How to apply:
Send application to
Daniela Catrini
Coordination
Institute of Medical Microbiology
University Hospital Essen
Virchowstrasse 179
45147 Essen, Germany
grk1949@uni-due.de
www.uni-due.de/grk1949
 

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
45147 Essen
40225 Düsseldorf
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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About Universität Duisburg-Essen, Universitätsklinikum Essen

Research Training Group 1949 „Immune Response in Infectious Diseases – Regulation between Innate and Adaptive Immunity“ Infectious diseases are worldwide among the ten leading causes of mortality. Despite intensive research efforts effective therapies or prophylactic vaccines are available only for a limited number of pathogens. A detailed understanding of the...

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