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PhD positions - IMPRS for Heart and Lung Research

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PhD Studies in the Heart of Europe.

The International Max Planck Research School for Heart and Lung Research (IMPRS-HLR) is the leading educational platform of the Max Planck Institute in Bad Nauheim, Germany and is jointly operated by the Justus Liebig University (Giessen) and the Goethe University (Frankfurt).
We are now inviting outstanding students to apply as PhD candidates!

Doctoral fellows will participate in a three-year professional graduate school program including seminars, methods courses and retreats and will benefit from the scientific offerings of the Max Planck Institute and affiliated universities. The international and interdisciplinary approach of the program promotes cross-frontier thinking and scientific networking.  An individual thesis advisory committee will provide personal feedback, guidance and mentorship for every student and to pursue their research projects, doctoral students are supplied with generous funding.

Successful candidates can choose a research project in the field of heart , vessel  and lung biology covering cutting-edge science in
  • Cardiac Development and Remodeling
  • Stem Cells and  Tissue Regeneration
  • Pharmacology
  • Developmental  Genetics
  • Lung Development and Remodeling
  • Epigenetics
  • Angiogenesis and Metabolism
  • Cell Polarity and Organogenesis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Proteomics
Depending on qualifications and the selected projects, doctoral students may be eligible to register for one of four doctoral degrees offered, including Ph.D., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. hum. biol., and Dr. med.
Applicants must have acquired a Master’s degree or equivalent in biology, medicine, veterinary medicine or a related discipline by October 2016.

For more information and to apply, visit us on http://www.imprs-hlr.mpg.de.

Deadline for applications: January  31, 2016

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For more information and to apply, visit us on http://www.imprs-hlr.mpg.de.

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Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Hessen)
Working place
61231 Bad Nauheim
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry