Fully-funded PhD positions in Biomedical Sciences

Are you passionate about understanding the molecular basis of health and disease, and translating your findings into clinical applications?

The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) jointly with Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität, offers fully funded PhD positions to promising young scientists wishing to pursue research doctorate training in the fields of:
  • Cardiovascular research and metabolic diseases
  • Cancer and immunology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Medical systems biology and bioinformatics
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Structural biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Biophysics
Embedded in the excellent scientific and international environment of the campus of Berlin-Buch, MDC will offer you the opportunity to develop your research career towards state of the art fundamental molecular biology, genomics and translational medicine in one of our 65 basic or clinical research groups.

What else do we offer you?
  • A structured PhD program
  • Advanced research training
  • Individual supervision from leader scientists
  • Annual PhD retreats
  • Travel grants for external courses and conferences
  • Summer schools
  • Framework program for personal and career development.
  • German lessons

Students can enroll in one of our thematically focused PhD Research Schools or Exchange Programs:
  • The International Helmholtz Research School “Translational Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (TransCard)
  • The MDC-NYU PhD Exchange Program in Medical Systems Biology
  • The German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School “Frontiers in Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation” (SignGene)

Berlin is one of the most vibrant and affordable cities in Europe and offers a variety of entertainment and sports activities. Join our community of 400 international PhD students and enjoy studying and living in Germany.

Who are we looking for?
Talented and enthusiastic students with a strong interest in life sciences.
MDC offers and promotes a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.

How to apply?
You should hold or expect to obtain a research Master degree or German diploma not later than August 2018. The MDC accepts applications from students with degrees in chemistry, biology, molecular medicine, and related subjects, as well as students from quantitative sciences (including computer science, engineering, mathematics or physics) for biophysical or theoretical PhD projects. The working language of the program is English. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply via the application portal: https://www.mdc-berlin.de/Application
Application deadline is December 01, 2017.

Email: phdmdc@mdc-berlin.de
Webpage: https://www.mdc-berlin.de/Application

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About Max-Delbrück-Center für Molekulare Medizin

The Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) is a leading research institution in the field of Molecular Medicine in Germany. It covers a broad range of research areas including: Function & Dysfunction of the Nervous System Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases Cancer Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

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