[Comp-neuro] PhD Positions in Protein Structure and Function, Synthetic Biology and Signalling, Neurosciences, Immunology/Virology, Molecular Medicine, Developmental Biology and Molecular Plant Sciences

Janina Kirsch kirsch at bccn.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Jun 4 10:56:35 CEST 2009


The Spemann Graduate School for Biology and Medicine (SGBM,
<http://www.sgbm.uni-freiburg.de> www.sgbm.uni-freiburg.de) at the
University of Freiburg, Germany invites applications for 3-year PhD
scholarships in the fields of 
 
Protein Structure and Function
Synthetic Biology and Signalling
Neurosciences
Immunology/Virology
Molecular Medicine
Developmental Biology
Molecular Plant Sciences
 
The Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine (SGBM) is the only
International Graduate School funded by the German Excellence Initiative of
the DFG at the University of Freiburg. It relies on the expertise provided
by the Excellence Cluster bioss (Center for Biological Signalling Studies),
several outstanding collaborative research centers as well as the Max Planck
Institute of Immunobiology and the Bernstein Center for Computational
Neuroscience. This innovative research and training program includes an
MD/PhD program.
 
Presently the school counts 60 PhD students at different stages of their
doctoral work.
 
The entire program is run in English. Knowledge of German is not necessary.
 
We expect:

*	an excellent recent university degree: M.Sc. or German diploma
(candidates about to obtain such a degree are welcome to apply).
*	motivation & interest to join one of the interdisciplinary research
areas of the Graduate School
*	communication skills in English
*	interest and creativity to shape your own thesis project and select
your thesis committee

 
We offer:

*	a doctoral fellowship and research funding
*	a high-profile research environment
*	an exchange program with universities and industry around the world
*	an efficient supervision and mentoring program
*	courses in novel technologies and soft skills
*	an interdisciplinary teaching program
*	a campus in the center of the city with lecture rooms, social &
guest rooms

If you are interested, go to our homepage:
<http://www.sgbm.uni-freiburg.de/> www.sgbm.uni-freiburg.de. 
Deadline for registration: August 31, 2009. 
Deadline for submission of applications: September 06, 2009. 
 
Decisions will be communicated to applicants in mid December 2009 and
selected applicants will be able to start in January 2010.
 
 
-- Dr. Janina Kirsch --
Coordinator for the Teaching & Training Programs
Bernstein Center Freiburg
Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg 
Hansastr. 9a 
D - 79104 Freiburg 
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 761 203-9575
Fax: +49 (0) 761 203-9559

Email: kirsch <mailto:kirsch at bcf.uni-freiburg.de> @bcf.uni-freiburg.de
Web:  <http://www.bcf.uni-freiburg.de/> www.bcf.uni-freiburg.de

 
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