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International PhD Programme in Microbiology – open call for 2016

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International PhD Programme in Microbiology – open call for 2016
The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic) in Marburg is a graduate school of the Max Planck Society, offering a fully funded three-year PhD programme. The IMPRS-Mic is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universität Marburg. More than 25 internationally renowned group leaders are participating in the PhD programme and offer PhD projects in the following research areas:

                        Molecular & Cellular Microbiology
                        Microbial Metabolism
                        Microbial Diversity & Evolution
                        Microbial Biogeochemistry
                        Microbial Ecology
                        Microbial Genomics
                        Microbial Symbiosis
                        Modelling of Microbial Systems
                        Plant-Microbe Interactions
                        Structural Biology
                        Synthetic Microbiology
                        Systems Microbiology
The graduate school provides interdisciplinary training in a vibrant, international scientific community and access to state-of-the-art research facilities equipping our students with expertise and opportunities to embark on their own scientific journey. A cutting-edge PhD project is complemented by seminars and lectures, scientific and soft skill workshops, as well as international conferences and retreats. The official language of the school is English.
We invite highly qualified and motivated students with a strong interest in microbiology, holding a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Natural or Life Sciences to apply.
The closing date for the application is January 31, 2016. Accepted candidates may start their PhD projects already in the summer of 2016, but no later than October 2016. Please apply online at https://imprs-marburg-appl.mpg.de
For more information and online application please visit the IMPRS-Mic website www.imprs-marburg.de

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Germany (Hessen)
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35043 Marburg
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