Heidelberg University PhD Fellowships for International Students in Germany, 2018

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Research Training Group at Heidelberg University is delighted to invite applications for 4 Heidelberg University PhD Fellowships for International Students in Germany, available for a period of 3 years starting: 1st October. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The new interdisciplinary Research Training Group (RTG) is being set up at Heidelberg University. The purpose of the RTG is to scientifically investigate the molecular mechanisms mediating the effects of the complementary medicine.

Brief Description

The Graduate Academy supports and fosters Heidelberg University, doctoral candidates. It was established in 2006 following the University Senate resolution in 2005 to include such a facility in its recommendations for the promotion of young researchers.

Level/Field of study:

The Fellowships are available to pursue Ph.D. program within the subject area “Elucidation of molecular mechanisms as a foundation for an evidence-based complementary and integrative medicine”.

Host Nationality:

The scholarship is hosted by the Heidelberg University, Germany,.

Eligible Nationality:

This fellowship program is open to international students.

Scholarship Benefits:

The RTG provides talented and ambitious candidates with an excellent and stimulating research environment.

The individual research projects are thematically closely related with partial methodological overlap to allow for intensive and inspiring scientific exchange.

The Ph.D. candidates will have access to state-of-the-art research technologies in modern cell and molecular biology (gene expression profiling, bioinformatics, flow cytometry, cell imaging, optical tissue clearing, animal models).

The doctoral education further includes a well-structured training program and intensive supervision. The RTG is closely collaborating with the Graduate Academy and other international graduate programs at the University of Heidelberg.

Furthermore, the RTG will be associated to national joint research projects in the field, for example, the newly founded Academic Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (AZKIM).

Scholarship Number:

Up to 4 Fellowships are available in this fellowship.

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

  • The successful candidate must hold a university degree (master or equivalent above average) that gives access to undertake doctoral studies.

Further prerequisites are profound biomedical knowledge and in-depth education in cell and molecular biology and/or immunology. Moreover, very good English skills (spoken and written) are taken for granted.

In addition, to conduct a superior doctorate successfully, it is essential to bring in a high degree of motivation as well as passion for science and for developing independent scientific ideas

  • The successful candidate must hold a university degree (master or equivalent above average) that gives access to undertake doctoral studies.
  • Applicants must have very good English skills (spoken and written) are taken for granted

Application Procedure:

Applications (cover letter, CV, certificates, reference letters) should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Yvonne Samstag, Institute of Immunology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 305, 69120 Heidelberg or sent by e-mail to yvonne.Samstag-at-urz.uni-heidelberg.de. Phone: +49-6221-56 4039.

You can begin the application by clicking on Scholarship Link

Application Deadline:

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is August 15, 2018.

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