16 PhD Positions

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster

Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & GeneticsImmunobiology and Infection Biology & MedicineStructural and Cell Biology

Job code 05-2017

Type of Job

Young Researchers

16 PhD Positions

Job Offer from March 30, 2017

The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Biomedicine (IMPRS-MBM) and the Excellence Cluster Cells in Motion (CiM) offer 16 PhD positions in Life and Natural Sciences.

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 biomedical research with a strong emphasis on imaging. PhD projects range from the analysis of basic cellular processes to clinical translation, from the generation of mathematical models to the development of new imaging-related techniques and compounds.

Research areas: Cell and Molecular Biology, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Vascular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neurobiology, In vivo Imaging, High Resolution Optical Imaging, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Label Chemistry, Mathematical Modelling and more.

Your tasks

Completion of a 3-year PhD thesis in life and natural sciences.

Your profile

We invite applications by enthusiastic, committed and highly talented students who hold a Master degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics.

Our offer

The program offers excellent scientific and transferable skills training. You'll get competitive work contracts or tax-free fellowships and support in administrative matters, accomodation, visas. There are no tuition fees. The program language is English.

Your application

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Applications can be submitted from 26th February until 1st May 2017. Projects start in October 2017. Applications can only be submitted via our online application system.

We are looking forward to your application for a PhD fellowship in Münster. If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Martin Wild at

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
Röntgenstr. 20
48149 Münster

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