Scholarship Description: Up to 20-25 PhD students are annually accepted into IMPRS Research Groups. If you are interested in starting your PhD in 2018, make sure to register before 7 Jan 2018.
About Institute: Exceptional research, scientific training and mentoring at the cutting edge – the MPI-CBG and its International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology – IMPRS-CellDevoSys are a great place for ambitious, curious and independent minds who want to earn a PhD in life sciences, computer science, or physics, and who aim at becoming a future leader in science.
Degree Level: Positions are available to pursue Ph.D. programme.
Available Subject: Positions are awarded in life sciences, computer science, or physics.
Scholarship Benefits: The IMPRS-CellDevoSys offers full financial support during thesis preparation, up to 4 years. Financial support is granted via an employment contract according to 65% TvöD E13(German tariff for employees in civil service). Health insurance, pension contribution, and other social benefits are included in the contract. The net take-home pay for PhD students (after taxes and deductions) is a minimum of 1,450 Euro per month.
Eligible Nationality: These positions are available to students worldwide.
- Request an account
Request an account for our online application system. Please use an email address that will remain valid throughout the application process. You will receive access to the online application form immediately.
- Complete registration
Registration requires some personal background information from the applicant, as well as contact details of two referees. Please make sure to provide correct contact information, as this cannot be modified after registration. In general, referees should be familiar with your academic and/or laboratory research performance to provide a useful assessment. We advise you to include the principal investigators who supervised your thesis work. Your referees will receive an email invitation to submit their recommendation online. You will receive an email confirmation as soon as these recommendations are received. Please contact your referees directly for clarification should you not receive these confirmation receipts in a timely fashion. If necessary, you may add up to two additional referees before the registration deadline.
- Complete your application
Please complete all parts of the application form and upload relevant University certificates and official transcripts documenting your entire post-secondary education. For ongoing studies, please provide the latest transcript documenting all results obtained to date. Furnishing of TOEFL/IELTS and GRE examination results is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. We recommend generating a PDF file of your application for your reference.
Our application system requires your completed online application form, along with two recommendations, before final submission is possible. All of these materials must be received prior to the published application deadline. You will receive an email confirming the successful submission of your application.
Deadline: January 17, 2018