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11 PhD positions (starting April 1, 2016; PhD track; Dr. rer. nat.)

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The University of Lübeck is a modern Life-Science University with ten academic programs including Medicine, Informatics, Medical Informatics, Molecular Life Science, Infection Biology, Mathematics in Medicine and Life Science and Medical Engineering. Within the medical section the  
 
International Research Training Group 1911
“Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection“
 
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers a structured international doctoral program. The program is organized by the University of Lübeck, the Leibniz Research Center Borstel, the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and promotes systematic research cooperation between the German and the US institutions allowing expeditious research-related qualification of doctoral researchers. 
The major goal is to provide an international network of training and research centered around projects that aim at identifying novel pathways that initiate, maintain and resolve chronic infectious and allergic diseases. The research program is supplemented by a structured qualification and cross-border supervisory concept with defined training modules integrating student exchanges between the German and the US partner institutions. The qualification concept comprises an IRTG-specific seminar that integrates visiting researchers, jointly held courses, a yearly retreat, an international symposium, a mandatory 6 -12 months lab visit of the US partner lab and individualized educational as well as mentoring programs. This framework is designed to convey skills to the doctoral researchers that qualify for the domestic and the international job market within a period of three years.
The IRTG is now seeking excellent candidates to staff up to
 
11 PhD positions (starting April 1, 2016; PhD track; Dr. rer. nat.)
 
within the two project areas of the IRTG
 
                          Area A:  Humoral and cellular pathways of allergic inflammation
                          Area B:  Immunoregulation of infection-driven inflammation
 
We are looking for highly motivated and qualified candidates with strong interest and background in immunology. Requirements include a master degree (or equivalent) with excellent grades in biology, biochemistry or related sciences. Solid command of the English language is essential.
 
The positions will be paid according to the regulations of the civil service collective wage agreement (PhD: TV‐L 65% of level E13).
Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.
 
Electronic applications (including C.V., list of publications, research experience, letter of recommendation and copies of all degrees and courses) should be send as one pdf-file (max.4MB) to info@irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de not later than November 29th, 2015.
 
Spokesperson of the IRTG 1911: Prof. Dr. Jörg Köhl, Institute for Systemic Inflammation Research, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck.           
 
www.irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de

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How to apply:
Electronic applications (including C.V., list of publications, research experience, letter of recommendation and copies of all degrees and courses) should be send as one pdf-file (max.4MB) to info@irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de not later than November 29th, 2015.
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Electronic applications (including C.V., list of publications, research experience, letter of recommendation and copies of all degrees and courses) should be send as one pdf-file (max.4MB) to info@irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de not later than November 29th, 2015.

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Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Permanent
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Schleswig-Holstein)
Working place
23562 Lübeck
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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