The International Max Planck Research School in Chemical and Molecular Biology (IMPRS-CMB) is looking for talented and motivated PhD candidates of all nationalities with an interest in:
AUTOPHAGY • BIOCHEMISTRY • BIOCHEMICAL RECONSTITUTION • BIOLOGICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING • CELL BIOLOGY • CELL DIVISION: MITOSIS AND MEIOSIS • CELL FUSION • CELL IDENTITY • CELL SIGNALING • CHEMICAL BIOLOGY • CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS • CYTOSKELETON • DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION • DRUG DEVELOPMENT • EPIGENETICS • LIVE CELL IMAGING • INTERCELLULAR COMMUNICATION • NETWORK BIOLOGY • NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES • ORGANELLES AND INTERORGANELLE COMMUNICATION • PROTEOSTASIS • STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY • SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY • SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY • UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS • YEAST GENETICS • UNNATURAL AMINO ACIDS.
We expect excellent academic scores, prior research experience but most importantly commitment and enthusiasm to face the many challenges of a PhD project.
The IMPRS-CMB is a joint program between the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, the Technical University of Dortmund, the Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Duisburg-Essen. All four institutes are closely connected and located in the Ruhr Metropolitan Area, a vibrant, open and multicultural region in Germany.
The program was established over 15 years ago and has continuously provided excellent training for students from all over the world. We value independence, curiosity, ability to think out of the box and communication. We offer a collaborative, interdisciplinary and young environment for students to set the foundations of their career.
• fully-funded PhD positions
• an international and exciting working atmosphere
• state-of-the-art research facilities
• an integrated training program that includes lectures, advanced scientific workshops, complementary skill courses and career development activities
• a mentoring program to guide and promote young scientists
The Max Planck Society is committed to offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, nationality or disabilities of the applicants.