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05 Jun 2017

MDC International Fully Funded PhD Program in Germany, 2017

MDC International Fully Funded PhD Program in Germany, 2017

Applications are invited for MDC International PhD Program. PhD researchers are fully funded through an initial 3-year working contract with the MDC. The MDC International PhD Program provides a framework of structured training for doctoral researchers in the areas of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Cancer Biology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Medical Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, as well as Structural Biology, Imaging and Biophysics. Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine has been established in cooperation with the Humboldt University of Berlin (HU), the Free University of Berlin (FU), and the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin medical faculty. The program language is English, therefore proficiency in English is a must. For your application, an English test is recommended but not mandatory.

Application Deadline: 1 July 2017

 

Programmes Offered:

  • Positions are awarded in the areas of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Cancer Biology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Medical Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, as well as Structural Biology, Imaging and Biophysics.

 

Course Level:

Positions are available for pursuing PhD programme.

 

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Applicants are required to hold or obtain within 6 months of the interview week a university degree equivalent to a MasterDegree (?70% or German score of at least’Gut’, ?2,4) including a written research thesis.
  • Applicants still studying should anticipate receiving their degree not later than 6 months after the interview date.
  • Graduates having completed their degree must upload with the application package a scanned copy of the certificate as well as transcript including marked coursework from the university. Students still enrolled in their undergraduate program must upload a provisional certificate stating the examination marks already obtained.
  • Applicants shall at the time of interview be in the first four years of their research careers and not yet been awarded a doctoral degree, according to the European Commission’s definition of early-stage researchers.
  • Please note that candidates who have previously been invited for interviews, will not be considered for the further interview.
  • MDC Master students and MDC interns who have been working or registered at the MDC during the past 2 years longer than 3 months until the PhD interview week at MDC, are not eligible to apply to the international MDC Program. Instead, they are considered internal students and may apply for internal PhD fellowship positions. Short-term interns who have been working or registered at the MDC for less than 3 months until interview week are eligible to apply to the Int. PhD program if they apply to a different research group. Short-term interns who wish to join the research group they have been affiliated before are not eligible for the Int. PhD Program and are recommended to apply for an internal PhD fellowship position.. 

 

Benefit:

Positions are awarded in the areas of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Cancer Biology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Medical Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, as well as Structural Biology, Imaging and Biophysics.

Scholarship Award: PhD researchers are fully funded through an initial 3-year working contract with the MDC. In many cases, contracts are extended for an additional year. All PhD researchers are expected to complete their doctoral research and thesis in 4 years. Salaries are competitive with national standards and there are no tuition fees.

 

Number of Awards:

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Application Procedure:

The mode of applying is online.

 

Further Details:

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