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International Max Planck Research School:
"Understanding complex plant traits using computational and evolutionary methods"
14 Doctoral Studentships
The Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, the University of Cologne and the Heinrich Heine-University Duesseldorf invite applications for Ph.D. fellowships in the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) in Cologne, Germany.
The IMPRS is intended for highly motivated students with a strong training in plant molecular sciences. The constellation of participating institutions provides excellent conditions in the area of plant sciences with expertise in molecular plant genetics, plant biochemistry, cell biology, bioinformatics, and mathematical modelling of biological processes.
The training includes regular seminars, yearly retreats, supervision by a thesis committee, and soft skill and practical courses on modern laboratory techniques.
The program is taught in English and open to students from all countries holding a Master's or equivalent degree.
For detailed information about the application process and the doctoral program please visit the IMPRS homepage at http://www.mpipz.mpg.de/50690/Application.
Deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.
The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage female scientists to apply for the program. After registration, the fellowship application should be mailed to: