Doctoral Positions (f/m/d) within the Research Training Group 2154 «Materials for Brain»
Published(13 days ago)
Deadline for applications(46 days left)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) / University of Kiel (CAU) / University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH)Kiel
The University of Kiel (CAU) and the University Medical Center Schleswig-
Holstein (UKSH), Germany, are offering
11 Doctoral Positions
within the Research Training Group 2154
"Materials for Brain"
starting from April 1st, 2020. The positions will be awarded for three years.
The weekly working time is 75 % of a full employment (currently 29.025
hours). The salary corresponds to the level of E 13 TV-L of the German
public service salary scale.
The DFG-funded Research Training Group 2154 "Materials for Brain"
investigates nano- and microscale therapeutically active coatings for
their suitability as implants to treat three selected diseases of the brain
(epilepsy, aneurysm, glioblastoma). Investigations according to materialcontrolled
drug release, implant interactions as well as suitability of the
implants for diagnostics with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are in the
main focus of the research projects, which can open up new prospects for
novel therapies. The investigation and development of such cutting-edge
localized therapies and suitable functional materials requires substantial
interdisciplinary collaboration between materials science and medicine,
and is characteristic for this Research Training Group. Further information
The research groups are located at the University of Kiel, the University
Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein UKSH and the Helmholtz-Zentrum
Geesthacht with state-of-the-art lab facilities incl. cleanroom facility,
MRI scanner, microscopy, EEG/electrophysiology, cell culture and
Comprehensive academic support program including subject-specific
courses, soft skill training, research stays abroad, individual career
coaching. Participation is mandatory
3-year employment contract, salaries according to German civil service
pay scale E 13 TV-L, 75 % of a full employment
Research-based master‘s degree or diploma preferably in materials
science, biology, molecular life science, neuroscience, medicine,
(bio)chemistry, (bio)physics, pharmacy or a related subject
Very good English language skills in speaking and writing
Pro-active attitude, good communication skills and the ability to work
efficiently in an interdisciplinary team
How to Apply
Kiel University aims at increasing the number of women in research and
academic teaching and strongly encourages applications of accordingly
qualified women. Women will be preferred, provided equal qualifications
and scientific performance. The CAU supports the employment of severely
disabled persons. Therefore, severely disabled persons will be preferred,
provided equal qualifications and scientific performance. Applicants with a
migration background are particularly welcomed.
Applications close on November 1st, 2019.
Please apply under https://www.grk2154.uni-kiel.de/en/open-positions.