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12 PhD positions: natural scientists and physicians/medical students in the field of “Heart failure”

The International Research Training Group 1816  is planning to award up to

12 PhD positions (PhD track; Dr. rer. nat.) 

Project start: April 1st, 2016
The International Research Training Group 1816 funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers a structured international 3-year doctoral programme jointly educating natural scientists and physicians/medical students in the field of “Heart failure”.
The programme is organized by the Heart Center, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen together with the BHF Centre of Research Excellence, King`s College London. The Training Group offers an excellent research environment, a comprehensive curriculum and a broad supervision and mentoring network. Students will conduct part of their projects in one of the partnering laboratories in London.
Eligibility criteria PhD track (PhD or Dr. rer. nat.):
M.Sc. in basic sciences or equivalent or Graduation (Dr. med.) from Medical school, proof of English proficiency as English is the graduate school`s official language (e.g. TOEFL or similar test, not for native speakers)

The PhD positions will be paid according to the regulations of the civil service collective wage agreement (TV-L 65% of level E13).

Please refer to www.grk1816.med.uni‐goettingen.de for all application details, the necessary application forms and for more information on the graduate program.

Contact detail

How to apply:
Electronic applications should be sent to igk1816@med.uni‐goettingen.de before December 15th 2015!
Send application to
IRTG 1816

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Working place
37073 Göttingen
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Pharmaceutics, Human medicine, Biotechnology, Chemical & Process Engineering, Medical Engineering