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10 PhD Positions in Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics : Mainz, Germany

Our winter call 2016/17 is open 

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz is a young research centre with a clear focus on excellence. The institute and the International PhD Programme coordinated at IMB are generously funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, a charity with a long tradition in promoting outstanding research in medicine, biology, chemistry and pharmaceutical science.

Together with research groups at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and its University Medical Centre we give talented and enthusiastic students the opportunity to undertake PhD research at the cutting edge of modern biology and related fields. Depending on the topic also applications of physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists with interdisciplinary interests and experiences are welcome. 

Up to 10 fully funded positions can be filled in the fields of:

- Genome stability & DNA repair
- Epigenetics & Gene regulation
- Computational biology & omics
- Biophysics & Microscopy

For details please visit our website:


As the IPP is entering a new 5 year funding period further projects from new groups may be announced until 15 October 2016.

We offer
  • The possibility to work on a cutting-edge project using state-of-the-art technology in a highly motivated research team
  • A stimulating, diverse and international research environment
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Fully funded PhD positions
Required qualifications
  • Master or Diploma
  • Motivation to solve complex scientific problems
  • Excellent communication skills

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please apply exclusively via our online web form:
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Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz)
Working place
55128 Mainz
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences