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5 PhD students in Biology and Computation • Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics • Berlin

Open Positions 5
Time Span 01 May 2019 for 3 years
Application Deadline 14 Feb 2019
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD – Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
Subjects Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Scientific Computing
Description There are fully funded PhD positions in bioinformatics available at the International Max Planck Research School for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) in Berlin, Germany, starting in 2019.

Activities and responsibilities
We are looking for outstanding graduates from all over the world – whether you have a degree in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics or something related, as long as you have a passion for working at the interface of biology and computation, this may be the place for you. Come and join our international community in Berlin, Germany, and work on an exciting research project in any of our areas of interest: epigenetics, developmental biology, mathematical modeling, biological sequence analysis, mechanobiology, stem cells and differentiation, statistics, molecular evolution and many more.

We are a joint graduate program of the Freie Universität Berlin (FU, departments of biology, chemistry, pharmacy and department of mathematics and computer science) and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPIMG).

We offer:
- cutting-edge research in a variety of areas in biology and computation
- 3 years’ funding to work on your PhD
- a degree from the Freie Universität Berlin
- excellent supervision through a thesis advisory committee
- a flexible and challenging curriculum of scientific and transferable skills
- the opportunity for travel to present your work
- an international program in one of Europe’s most exciting cities

Benefits
- cutting-edge research in a variety of areas in biology and computation
- 3 years’ funding to work on your PhD
- a degree from the Freie Universität Berlin
- excellent supervision through a thesis advisory committee
- a flexible and challenging curriculum of scientific and transferable skills
- the opportunity for travel to present your work
- an international program in one of Europe’s most exciting cities

Contact the program coordinator (kelleher@molgen.mpg.de) if you have any questions.

To apply, please follow the tipps on our website at: https://www.molgen.mpg.de/IMPRS/application

Requirements You have:
- a master’s or comparable degree in a relevant subject, awarded by October 2019;
- some experience with computational or biological research;
- knowledge in biology or computation with a willingness to gain the other;
- very good written and spoken English;
- a project proposal that matches one of our PI’s research interests
Working Language
  • English
Language of Dissertation
  • English
  • German
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
  • Others : names of two referees
More Information https://www.molgen.mpg.de/IMPRS/application

Contact

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics • IMPRS for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC)
Dr. Kirsten Kelleher
Ihnestraße 63-73
14195 Berlin

Mail: kelleher@molgen.mpg.de
Phone: +493084131154
https://www.molgen.mpg.de/IMPRS

Shortlink: daad.de/go/en/phd147

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