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PhD positions in Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Germany

Posted on : 2015-10-27 11:48:28

The Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, the University of Cologne and the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf invite applications for thirteen (13) three-year doctoral fellowships in the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Understanding complex plant traits using computational and evolutionary approaches in Cologne, Germany.

Our offer

The IMPRS is intended for highly motivated students with a strong training in plant molecular sciences. The cons


Postdoctoral scholar in Systems Biology in Luxembourg

Posted on : 2015-10-19 12:33:49

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

Postdoctoral scholar in Systems Biology (m/f)

Fixed-term contract, 2 years, 40h/week. Start date: as soon as possible : I1R-SBG-COM-130000

Area: Constraint-based computational modeling of mitochondria


12 fully funded Ph.D. student positions Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research in Germany

Posted on : 2015-10-15 00:00:00

The Cologne/Bonn area has emerged as a leading global research centre with a stellar constellation of institutes and scientists dedicated to ageing research. These include the University of Cologne Excellence Cluster on Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD), the University Hospital Cologne, the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, and the Center of AdvancedEuropean Studies and Research (caesa


Postdoc Position in Molecular Microbiology in Denmark

Posted on : 2015-10-10 01:30:23

A 3-year postdoctoral position funded by ERC Grant PERSIST is available immediately for an enthusiastic and highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Prof Kenn Gerdes at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen.

The research group of Prof Gerdes has recently relocated to the University of Copenhagen and is embedded in a newly created dynamic and inspirational resea


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Postdoc in stem cells and neurodegeneration in Denmark

Posted on : 2015-10-07 01:48:07

At the Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, a position as postdoc in stem cells and neurodegeneration is available for appointment from 1 May 2016. Background An 18 months full time position is available for a highly motivated candidate to join our group for Stem Cells and Embryology at the University of Copenhagen in May 2016. It is also possible to adjust the employment d


Exciting PhD positions at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Germany

Posted on : 2015-10-05 01:58:51

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) invites you to apply for PhD positions in Heidelberg, Grenoble Hamburg, Hinxton (near Cambridge), and Monterotondo (near Rome).Would you like to contribute your creativity to an international team of scientists from all disciplines focusing on basic research in the area of molecular life sciences?We invite candidates with background in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and


Funded PhD Position in Biology in Switzerland

Posted on : 2015-10-03 03:32:25

Primases are essential genes and play a fundamental role in genome replication. Currently there is only limited knowledge on the detailed molecular mechanisms underlying primase activity. In this project the structure and dynamics of the reaction steps of a primase during initiation (dinucleotide formation) and elongation shall be elucidated. We will study the archaeoeukaryotic primase of the replication protein of the plasmid pRN1 (EMBO 22, 2516; NSMB 11, 1


PhD studentship in plant evolutionary biogeography in New Zealand

Posted on : 2015-10-02 23:57:19

We are seeking a PhD candidate with interests in phylogenetics and the evolutionary biology of plants. The studentship is funded for three years as part of a new Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund project on “the evolution of the functional diversity of forests†led by Prof. Steven Higgins (Botany, University of Otago, New Zealand, and


PhD position in Functional Bioinformatics at Arebro University in Sweden

Posted on : 2015-10-02 23:45:07

We seek to use, re-combine and further develop methods for data integration, statistical learning, network biology and statistical bioinformatics. Diagnostic and predictive biosignatures for gastrointestinal dysfunction, mainly IBS and IBD, are in the focus of this position, filtered from clinical, molecular and microbial profile data. Data are mainly from our cooperations partners, medical doctors and biomedical researchers within the international research



Posted on : 2015-09-15 14:35:56

The research areas covered by the Doctoral Programme in Biology, Geography and Geology(BGG) are traditionally strong fields at the University of Turku. The Doctoral Programme creates a multidisciplinary framework for natural scientific research on humans, populations andthe environment. The research fields are also connected by The University of Turku Laboratoryof Geoinformatics (UTU-LCC) as well as by the research and teaching activities at the fieldstations of T


Doctoral Programme in Physical and Chemical Sciences (PCS) in Finland

Posted on : 2015-09-15 06:30:04

The research disciplines included in the Doctoral Programme in Physical and Chemical Sciences (PCS) are astronomy, chemistry, materials science, physics and theoretical physics.

Students of the doctoral programme get their PhD degree either from Department of Physics and Astronomy or from Department of Chemistry. Supervisors of doctoral students belong to these two departments or Finnish Centre for As


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


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


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