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PhD opportunities in excellent research environment

Hannover Biomedical Research School, as part of Hannover Medical School (MHH), invites applications for its three PhD programs to commence in October 2016.
Our offer
HBRS is one of Germany’s leading graduate schools, funded by the Excellence Initiative and offering top-level research, education and training possibilities. Under this umbrella our three international PhD programs Infection Biology, Molecular Medicine and Regenerative Sciences provide fully-funded studentships for a three-year course. In all three programs the focus is placed on individual research projects, complemented by program specific seminars as well as an individualized curriculum comprising lab and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia and summer schools. Communication and teaching language throughout HBRS is English. Upon graduation students are awarded a PhD – life and natural scientists may alternatively choose a Dr. rer. nat.
Our expectations
All three PhD programs are aimed at highly motivated postgraduates with a background in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or the Life Sciences. The PhD program Regenerative Sciences is also open to students from a Natural or Materials Science discipline. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates of all nationalities who have a keen interest in one of the research foci offered by our programs. Excellent written and spoken English skills are required.
Our programs
MD/PhD Molecular Medicine: The program aims to form a bridge between Science and the Clinic, in research as well as in teaching. We offer a wide variety of projects in the fields of Immunology, Infection, Haematology & Oncology, Biochemistry, Differentiation, Cell Biology, Genetics, and further medical departments. For more information please see www.mh-hannover.de/md-phd.html.
PhD Infection Biology/ DEWIN: The program's objective is to investigate the complex interactions between host and pathogen as well as basic research with the combined tools of immunology, microbiology, virology, cell biology and molecular biology. For more information please see www.mh-hannover.de/zib.html.
PhD Regenerative Sciences: Research and teaching concentrate on basic topics in regenerative sciences, regeneration of the 4 organ systems covered in the Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH, additional organ systems, enabling technologies, regulations and processes involved in translation from bench to bedside, ethics. For more information please see www.rebirth-hannover.de.
Your application
Applications are invited from 1st December 2015 onwards through www.hbrs-application.de only. Please note that any other form of application will be disregarded. Applications close on 1st April 2016. For further information on the selection process, frequently asked questions, etc please see www.mh-hannover.de/hbrs.html.

Contact detail

How to apply:
online auf www.hbrs-application.de
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Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
30625 Hannover
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry, Human medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology