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Ph.D. positions in Life Sciences
Published(994 days ago)
Deadline for applications(950 days ago)
Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research (CGA)Köln
The Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research (CGA) in Germany is a joint venture of
the University of Cologne Excellence Cluster on Stress Responses in Aging-Associated
Diseases (CECAD), the University Hospital Cologne, the Max Planck Institute for Biology
of Ageing, the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research and the Center of Advanced
European Studies and Research (caesar). The Cologne/Bonn area has emerged as a leading
global research centre with a stellar constellation of institutes and scientists dedicated
to ageing research. We offer
12 fully funded Ph.D. positions in Life Sciences
to highly motivated and talented students. The structured Ph.D. training programme
within a cutting edge research environment will start between June 15 and October 1, 2017.
The initial contract is limited to three years. Payment is based on the German TV-L E13 scale, 65% if terms
and conditions under collective bargaining law are fulfilled or on an equivalently remunerated Ph.D. support
contract of the Max Planck Society.
An outstanding international research environment at one of the most prestigious
ageing research clusters in Europe
Excellent infrastructure for training and research by internationally recognized
scientists in facilities with state-of-the-art technologies
Ph.D. projects that can be carried out in up to 55 participating research
groups of the above mentioned institutes
An interdisciplinary and structured Ph.D. programme in the vibrant city of
Cologne, Germany, completely conducted in English
An individual 3-year career mentoring programme, extensive methods courses
and soft skill workshops
Intensive support and guidance for international students in all administrative
We are looking for
Highly qualified and motivated students holding a M.Sc. or equivalent degree
in Cell/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biophysics, Bioinformatics,
Translational Medicine or a related field
A new generation of biomedical scientists who will make fundamental
scientific discoveries in the basic biology of ageing and may translate them
into improvements in health and life for people as they grow older
The associated institutes are committed to diversity, diversity of perspectives and equal opportunity.
Applications from people with a disability and their peers are especially welcome. People with a disability
are preferred if equally qualified. Applications from women are encouraged. Women will be given preference
if equally qualified, competence and professional performance, unless located in an individual male candidate
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