Apply Now: Ten fully-sponsored PhD Positions at IMPRS-Mic, Marburg, Germany

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Apply Now: Ten fully-sponsored PhD Positions at IMPRS-Mic, Marburg, Germany

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Open Positions 10
Time Span June 1, 2017 for 3 years
Financing Yes
Type of Position
  • PhD – Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
Subjects Microbiology
Description The International Max Plack Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic) in Marburg is a graduate school of the Max Planck Society, offering a fully-funded three-year PhD programme. The IMPRS-Mic is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universtität Marburg. More than 25 internationally renowned group leaders are participating in the PhD programme and offer cutting-edge PhD projects in the following research areas:

Molecular & Cellular Microbiology
Microbial Metabolism
Microbial Diversity & Evolution
Microbial Biogeochemistry
Microbial Ecology
Microbial Genomics
Microbial Symbiosis
Modelling of Microbial Systems
Plant-Microbe Interactions
Structural Biology
Synthetic Microbiology
Systems Microbiology

The graduate school provides interdisciplinary training in a vibrant, international scientific community and access to state-of-the-art research facilities. A PhD project is complemented by seminars and lectures, scientific and soft skill workshops, as well as international conferences and retreats. The official language of the school is English.

Requirements We invite highly qualified and motivated students with a strong interest in microbiology, holding a master’s degree or equivalent in Natural or Life Sciences to apply.
Working Language
  • English
Language of Dissertation
  • English
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
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IMPRS-Mic • Max Planck Institut for Terrestrial Microbiology
35043 Marburg


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