10+ fully funded PhD positions at the IMPRS for Molecular Organ Biology

Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research - W. G. Kerckhoff Institute, Bad Nauheim

Type of Job

Young Researchers

Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine Physiology

Job offer from November 29, 2021

The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Organ Biology (IMPRS-MOB) offers fully funded positions to talented and enthusiastic students (m/f/d) holding a relevant Master‘s degree. Our IMPRS faculty is located at three scientific hotspots in the Rhine-Main area:  MPI for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim, Justus Liebig University in Gießen and Goethe University Frankfurt. We are dedicated to train, mentor and educate young and talented doctoral researchers in life sciences and beyond. The excellent PhD program brings together experts from all over the world and provides a vibrant scientific environment throughout your PhD.

We are now inviting outstanding students to apply as PhD candidates!

You will participate in a three-year professional graduate school program including lectures, dedicated seminars, methods courses and retreats.  The international and multi-disciplinary approach of the program covers cellular and molecular aspects that control physiological and pathophysiological processes of organ systems. We promote cross-frontier thinking and scientific networking and provide an optimal environment for young and talented scientists to start an academic career in the field of life sciences.

Successful candidates can choose a cutting-edge research project in the field of

  • Development
  • Remodeling and Regeneration
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Developmental  Genetics
  • Translational Research
  • Cancer
  • Metabolism

Applicants should hold an MSc by October 2022 with a strong background in biological sciences, biochemistry, medicine, pharmacy or a related discipline. 

What do we offer?

  • An international and structured PhD program taught in English
  • Friendly and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • State-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge research projects
  • Feedback, guidance and mentorship by an individual Thesis Advisory Committee
  • Fully funded PhD position


Send us your application and join our vibrant scientific hub! Deadline for submitting your application via our online application platform on our website is January 31 2022.

Accepted candidates start no later than October 2022.

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