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Postdoctoral Fellowship at Duke-National University of Singapore in Singapore

Posted on : 2015-08-25 04:11:25

Multimodal Neuroimaging in Neuropsychiatric Disorders Laboratory, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore is looking for postdoctoral fellow in cognitive neuroscience and/or multimodal neuroimaging.Our group studies the human neural bases of social-emotion, cognition, and memory functions and the associated vulnerability patterns in neuropsychiatric disorders, including neurodegenerative diseases (foc


Open PhD positions on Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Jena in Germany

Posted on : 2015-08-07 00:26:32

The IMPRS-gBGC located in Jena, Germany, offers contracts to outstanding students interested in research on biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. The school provides excellent research possibilities for students to obtain a PhD degree in a 3-years graduate program.The Research SchoolSuccessful applicants will be part of the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles. Research at the school focuses on the distribution of elements


PhD Candidate in Neuroscience in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-07-26 04:19:14

We are searching for a PhD Candidate to work on a project entitled Midfrontal Cortex Theta Oscillations: Causes and Consequences. This project is funded by the European Research Council and is hosted by the Donders Centre for Neuroscience.   Theta-band oscillations (~6 Hz) in the medial prefrontal cortex are a signature of several important cognitive functions, including behaviour monitoring, action adjustments and feedback-driven lea


DAAD Scholarship for International Masters Program in Germany

Posted on : 2015-07-22 02:53:26

DAAD Scholarship Postgraduate courses for professionals from developing countries at German institutions of Higher education Duration: 12-24 months, depending on the particular institution Internationally recognised Master's degree Includes German Universities and “Fachhochschulen” (Universities of Applied Science) Support of selected programmes with a variety of full or partial scholarships Funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) but


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Doctoral Programme of Exact Sciences (Exactus-DP) in Finland

Posted on : 2015-07-20 04:28:28

Open Call for applicants for seven (7) four-year doctoral student positions in the Doctoral Programme of Exact Sciences (Exactus-DP) at the University of Oulu, Finland Doctoral training environment

The Exactus-DP ( operates in the broad fields of physics, chemistry, and mathematics. For detailed information, see the links below:

Astronomy Space physics:


Doctoral Student Independent institutes in Finland

Posted on : 2015-07-15 01:42:06

PhD student position at the Institute of Biotechnology, Developmental Biology Program, University of Helsinki

Imaging cellular mechanisms of embryonic hair and tooth development

We use a combination of transgenic mouse models and organ culture methods together with confocal fluorescence imaging to investigate the m


Two 5 year PhD Scholarships in Molecular Microbiology in Denmark

Posted on : 2015-07-10 00:31:51

Two 5-year PhD scholarships building on a 3 year Bachelor degree funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation via a Laureate Research Grant to Kenn Gerdes is available in the Section for Functional Genomics of the Dept. of Biology. The starting date of the scholarship is September 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Area of research The projects aim to (i) analyse regulation o


Doctoral Programme in Molecular and cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences in Portugal

Posted on : 2015-07-06 21:08:01

The International Doctoral Programme in Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences (BiotechHealth) is jointly organized by:

Two schools of University of Porto (UPorto) - the Institute for Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and the Faculty of Pharmacy (FFUP); Four Research Institutions - the Institute for Bio


Dresden International PhD Program in Germany

Posted on : 2015-07-02 04:38:37

A truly excellent academic performance and prior research

The Dresden International PhD Program is the perfect place for curious young scientists with a vivid interest in science and research, the desire to be an active part of our highly international and interactive community, and the ambition to contribute something really extraordinary. We expect a truly excellent academic performance and prior research experience along with the poten


Postdoctoral position in bird biology and landscape ecology in Poland

Posted on : 2015-06-27 14:15:53


In: Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakó

Job description:

We are looking for a person interested in participating in a research project entitled

Interactive effects of the social information and landscape structure on the behaviour and distribution of animals conducted under the grant SONATA BIS 4 and funded by the National Science Centre, Poland (https:/


International PhD Program in Neuroscience in Switzerland

Posted on : 2015-06-26 00:48:57

The goal of the ZNZ International PhD Program in Neuroscience is to train excellent scholars with a broad knowledge in modern neuroscience disciplines. The program is specifically designed for students interested in pursuing a professional career in neuroscience. Emphasis will be placed on the development and enhancement of essential skills required to prepare students for their future roles as neuroscientists. This will include the planning of research


PhD Position at Biotechnology Centre, the Chair of Cellular Machines in Germany

Posted on : 2015-06-23 01:59:46

At TU Dresden, Biotechnology Centre, the Chair of Cellular Machines is looking for a Early Stage Researcher (Research Fellow/PhD Student) (Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated similar to salary group E 13 TV-L) starting as soon as possible (but at the latest by December 2015), limited for three years. The period of employment is governed by § 2 Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG).


PhD student position in bird biology and landscape ecology in Poland

Posted on : 2015-06-22 11:58:56

PhD student position in bird biology and landscape ecology at the Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, Poland under the NCN (Read More...

PhD candidate in Biophysics-Biophotonics in Germany

Posted on : 2015-06-17 03:30:22

As partner in the European Training Network TOLLerant (, consisting of 8 academic and 2 industrial partners representing 5 countries all across Europe and 3 associated partners (2 from Europe and 1 from USA), we are looking for a brilliant early stage researcher to join our group (starting August- September 2015 for 36 months). The multidisciplinary TOLLerant research network combines groups active in life sciences and cuttingedge chemistry, and i


Open Position for Research Associate (Ph. D. Student) in Germany

Posted on : 2015-06-08 01:54:55

The research group Crop Biodiversity and Breeding Informatics at the Institute of Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics has an open position (65%) of a research associate (Ph. D. student) for three years starting from 1. 8. 2015.

The position is part of a collaborative research project aimed at integrating genomic, phenotypic and other data to identify useful plant gene


8 PhD Positions-DFG Research Training Group -Computational Systems Biology in Germany

Posted on : 2015-06-06 04:33:49

Biology has developed into a quantitative, information-driven science. We are seeking doctoral students for the DFG-funded Research Training Group "Computational Systems Biology" (CSB) which focuses on the system-level understanding of biological data using computational methods. CSB is embedded in the thriving Berlin life-science environment and involves high-ranking research institutions such as Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin, Charité-Univer


Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Experimental Neuroscience in Luxembourg

Posted on : 2015-05-29 10:23:50

The University of Luxembourg has the following vacancy in the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB):

 Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Experimental Neuroscience (m/f)

Fixed-term contract 3 years, 40h/week Student status (start date: as soon as possible) Ref.: I1R-NEU-PFN-13ENNE



Postdoc position Natural, Environmental, Engineering Sciences in Germany

Posted on : 2015-05-21 03:03:45

The Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Agrosphere (IBG-3) conducts research to improve our understanding of hydrological and biogeochemical processes in terrestrial systems. Studies focus on the fate and behavior of anthropogenic and geogenic substances, the analysis of exchange processes and nutrient dynamics in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. A combination of experiments, modelling and innovative observation technologies is used to bridge the gap bet


International PhD Program in Biomolecular Technology of Proteins (BioToP) in Austria

Posted on : 2015-05-12 03:06:42

BioToP offers an inter- and multi-disciplinary research-based doctoral education at the interface of basic and applied science in the field of protein biotechnology.

BioToP provides comprehensive and thorough up-to-date research training in the fields of

structure-function analysis, engineering and design of proteins, protein synthesis, targeting and post-translational modifications expression


PhD positions in Genova at DIBRIS in Italy

Posted on : 2015-04-19 02:42:26

The call for some funded positions for  the 3 years PhD studies  at the Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and System Engineering (DIBRIS) in Genova is available at this link (Italian version link here). The deadline for application is June10th


Phd Fellowship position, RNA and Genetic Medicine in Denmark

Posted on : 2015-04-09 02:33:15

A PhD fellowship position at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. 

A PhD fellowship position under the EU SENBIOTAR network is available in the RNA & Genetic Medicine group with Professor Peter E. Nielsen. The project concerns studies on antisense targeting quorum sensing dependent virulence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a novel drug princi


PhD position in molecular biology-biophysics in Norway

Posted on : 2015-03-31 03:58:06

The Department of Molecular Biology has a vacancy for up to two research fellow(s) in biophysics/molecular biology in the group of Øyvind Halskau. The positions are for a fixed-term period of 3 years and are affiliated with the project, “The membrane as a catalyst of damaging protein misfolding events&r


Centre for Chromosome Biology, School of Natural Sciences: Funded PhD Scholarship in Ireland

Posted on : 2015-03-17 22:18:07

Project Title: The genomic architecture of human nucleolar organizer regions and its role in nucleolar biologySupervisor:  Prof Brian McStayDuration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time.Project description: Nucleoli form around arrays of genes that encode the major RNA component of ribosomes. These ribosomal gene arrays, known as nucleolar organizer regions (NORs) are located on the short-arms of five human chromosomes. Contrary to popular beli


International PhD Programme of the Helmholtz Graduate School at the MDC in Germany

Posted on : 2015-03-17 10:06:44

The Helmholtz Graduate School Molecular Cell Biology is a collaboration between the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU), Freie Universität Berlin and Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin medical faculty. We offer, alongside outstanding research training, an interdisciplinary platform for structured PhD training to all doctoral students at the MDC. The graduate school currently


PhD scholarship-Genome-based selection for the improvement of natural enemies in biocontrol in Spain

Posted on : 2015-03-15 00:00:00

A PhD candidate who will work on the development of genome-based selection for the improvement of natural enemies in biocontrol within the EU-funded Marie Sk얂odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network BINGO (Breeding Invertebrates for Next Generation Biocontrol). Intraspecific genetic variation in arthropods is often studied in the context of evolution and ecology. Such knowledge, can also be very usefully applied for selection of genotypes with optimal


PhD student position in Sensory Neuroscience in Germany

Posted on : 2015-03-11 02:04:02

Applications are sought for a PhD student position on the topic of Calcium dynamics in degenerating cone photoreceptors. Inherited neurodegenerative diseases affecting photoreceptors, the sensory neurons of the retina, are a major cause of blindness. The mechanisms at play are still largely unknown and, to date, there is no treatment available. We are now looking for a PhD student interested in exploring the role of calcium signalling during cone photorecepto


1 PhD position in Cell biology-Neurobiology-Biochemistry in an internationally well-known research lab in Germany

Posted on : 2015-02-21 12:13:18

1 PhD position in Cell biology / Neurobiology / Biochemistry in an internationally well-known research lab (B. Qualmann and M. M. Kessels labs)(Project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG); RTG1715; 3 years - extension possible)available to characterize novel cytoskeletal and membrane-modulating effector proteins involved in the development and plastic adaptation of the morphologies and function of cells. The Institute for Biochemistry I provi


PhD position-Real time telemonitoring of physiological processes and self-reported craving to reduce relapse rates in alcohol addiction in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-02-21 12:10:36

UNIVERSITY OF SOCIETAL IMPACTThe University of Twente is strong in creating societal impact of its research by combining an entrepreneurial attitude with design solutions for societal problems. Our uniqueness lies in the strong ties between scientists crossing disciplinary boundaries: we are Excellent in our Disciplines, Unique in our Combinations.The faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences has recently launched an investment programme called Tech4p


PhD students-Neural circuits in loss of control over substance and food intake in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-02-18 23:41:46

Two positions will be available at the Department of Animals in Science and Society. Obesity and substance addiction are enormous public health problems with major socio-economic consequences. Loss of control is a key characteristic of both obesity and substance addiction, the neural substrates of which are poorly understood. Restoring control of substance and food intake is a promising treatment strategy for addictive disorders. In this project, funded by NWO-Zon


16 PhD Fellowships in Life and Natural Sciences in Germany

Posted on : 2015-02-16 21:48:17

The International Max Planck Research School – Molecular Biomedicine (IMPRS-MBM) and the Cells in Motion Excellence Cluster (CiM) offer 16 PhD Fellowships in Life and Natural Sciences. More PhD positions financed by work contracts may be offered depending on availability.The CiM Graduate School and IMPRS-MBM - jointly run by the University of Münster and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine - offer interdisciplinary approaches to bio


Doctoral Student-Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences in Finland

Posted on : 2015-02-05 03:39:10

The Department of Biosciences situated at the Viikki science park belongs to the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences of University of Helsinki and is the largest research and teaching unit in biosciences in Finland. The Department of Biosciences is one of the largest departments of Helsinki University with its c. 25 million euro budget and over 400 staff members.

The Department of Bioscienc


2 PhD positions in Molecular Biosensing in Netherlands

Posted on : 2015-02-02 00:00:00

Molecular biosensing systems based on magnetic particles represent a novel approach in which assay steps are controlled and optimized by magnetic forces [see Reenen et al, Lab Chip vol. 14, 2014, pp. 1966-86; and see].

We seek two highly motivated students who have (or soon will have) an MSc degree in physics, chemistry, biochemistry and/or biomedical engineering, and who have an interest to develop novel biophysical methods (PhD in Biophysics) and


Imperial College PhD Scholarship scheme in UK

Posted on : 2015-01-18 00:00:00

If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master’s student, and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London.

The scheme aims to provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field w


CeMM International PhD Program 2015 in Austria

Posted on : 2015-01-15 05:42:57

The next PhD Program at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in Vienna, starts in October 2015. We are looking for exceptionally motivated PhD candidates with a keen interest in genomics, medicine and working in teams.

The 2015 CeMM PhD Program will focus on two thematic areas: Infection and Cancer. These areas are bui


6 PhD scholarships within the research training group in Germany

Posted on : 2015-01-01 02:47:07

The newly founded research training group “Evolutionary novelty and adaptation – from molecules to organismsâ€, funded by the Baden-Württemberg Landesgraduiertenförderung Program, invites applications for6 PhD scholarships for up to 3 yearsThe research training group is located at the Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), Heidelberg University. It unites nine international research groups with complementary expe


13 three-year PhD positions in the framework of the Research Training Group (RTG) Hallmarks of Skin Cancer in Germany

Posted on : 2014-12-26 02:23:24

The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (HBIGS) was founded in October 2007. The vision of the Graduate School is to attract the best and brightest doctoral researchers from around the world to pursue doctoral studies at Heidelberg University by offering excellent research opportunities and comprehensive academic and complementary training in a vibrant and stimulating scientific environment. The focus of t


PhD Studentships Center for Chromosome Stability (CCS) in Denmark

Posted on : 2014-12-15 09:34:30

PhD Studentships will be available in the newly established Center for Chromosome Stability (CCS) at the Department for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, directed by Prof I. D. Hickson. The CCS will receive long term funding from the Danish National Research Foundation ( The mission of the CCS is to better understand the molecular mechanisms by which chromosomal instability impacts on age-related pathologies in humans. Can



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