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PhD position (f/m/d) natural, agronomical or bioinformatics sciences
Published(171 days ago)
Deadline for applications(134 days ago)
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbHJülich
As a member of the Helmholtz Association, Forschungszentrum Jülich makes an effective contribution to solving major challenges facing society
in the fields of information, energy, and bioeconomy. It focuses on varied tasks in the area of research management and utilizes large, often unique,
scientific infrastructure. Come and work with around 6,100 colleagues across a range of topics and disciplines at one of Europe's largest research centres.
Plants provide biomass for the growing demands in a world with increasing population, less fossil resources and higher risks for the environment. Plants are the basis of a
future bio-economy, where renewable raw materials from plants are used for delivering healthy food to a growing population as well as for non-food applications for materials,
chemicals and energy. Plant production is affected by climate change and plants are key elements in mitigation of climate change.
On the basis of molecular, physiological and ecological expertise, the Institute focuses on integrated concepts for an intensified and sustainable crop production. New technologies,
such as phenotyping with non-invasive methods combined with bioinformatics, open up new opportunities to generate and apply knowledge on plants for a sustainable bio-economy.
We are looking to recruit
PhD positions (natural, agronomical or bioinformatics sciences)
Ph.D. positions are offered in the following themes:
Requirements for all projects (please add the requested documents to your application as only complete applications can be considered):
University degree in any discipline that can actively contribute to one of the above mentioned topics in experiment or theory with a good final grade (in the German system 2.0 or better). Please also pay attention to the requirements expressed in the project descriptions.
Minimum one letter of recommendation
A short text statement on your research interest and experience including a description of your specific interest in one (or more) of the above mentioned topics
Strong interest in working in interdisciplinary teams
Strong English writing and communication skills
IBG-2 – Plant Sciences offers a unique interdisciplinary working environment developing and using excellent infrastructure and modern approaches in plant physiology addressing major challenges of plant production for a sustainable bioeconomy.
We offer world-class infrastructure and expertise in plant phenotyping
The opportunity to work in a unique interdisciplinary team (scientists, engineers, technicians) and with national and international partners
Professional development and career plans with specific training programs (incl. a doctoral program of FZJ and IBG-2) and national and international conferences
For further information about the application process please contact Prof. Dr. Ingar Janzik, e-mail: email@example.com
Equal opportunity is a cornerstone of our staff policy. Applications from disabled persons are welcomed. Payment of the PhD fellow will be based on salary grade EG 13 (50%)
Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD). Depending on the candidate's profile and the subject of his/her PhD thesis an additional allowance may be granted.
We look forward to receiving your application until 5th of May 2019, preferably via our
online recruitment system on our career site,
quoting the respective reference number 2019D-110-117.
Job interviews will take place in May/June 2019. Depending on the candidates availability the positions can be filled promptly.
Questions about the vacancy?
Contact us by mentioning the reference
number 2019D-110-117: career@fz-jülich.de
Please note that for technical reasons
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