Applications are invited for Fully Funded Fully Funded PhD Positions at IMPRS Research Groups in Germany. Application is open for International Students to pursue PhD degree in 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:17 January 2018
Study in:
Providers:IMPRS Research Groups
Course Level:PhD
Field of Study:Life sciences, computer science, or physics.

Benefits for Fully Funded PhD Positions:

The IMPRS-CellDevoSys offers full financial support during thesis preparation, up to 4 years. Financial support is granted via an employment contract according to 65% TvöD E13(German tariff for employees in civil service). Health insurance, pension contribution, and other social benefits are included in the contract. The net take-home pay for PhD students (after taxes and deductions) is a minimum of 1,450 Euro per month.

Eligibility for Fully Funded PhD Positions:

Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply for this position.

Entrance Requirements:

We seek applications from talented and creative young scientists who are curious by nature and hunger for new solutions under our research mission. Successful candidates possess a burning ambition to shape the future of science and the ability to thrive in a highly competitive, interdisciplinary environment.

We expect truly excellent prior academic performance and research experience. Successful candidates exhibit potential to conduct challenging, top-notch research towards a PhD degree. Distinctive proficiency in textbook scientific knowledge is essential. Enthusiasm and collegiality are also vital.

Requirements

Admission is based solely on prior scientific qualifications and future potential. This ensures the recruitment of only the highest qualified candidates in a fair and transparent manner.

Applicants must hold, or anticipate receiving, a Master’s Degree in Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering before taking up PhD thesis work. Applicants holding an excellent BSc degree are also welcome to apply, given that independent research and a written thesis is part of the curriculum.

As English is the working language of the program, applicants should demonstrate a high level of spoken and written English proficiency. We recommend including TOEFL or IELTS results with your application if available.

Previously affiliated applicants

Candidates previously affiliated with an IMPRS group for more than 3 months are considered “internal candidates”. In general, internal candidates are eligible for admission. They may join a research group for PhD thesis work if the previous affiliation with this group did not exceed 12 months. Internal candidates must demonstrate outstanding performance and the highest potential in order to be invited for interviews. To avoid any favouritism or bias, group leaders associated with an internal candidate will not be involved in judging the candidate’s qualification for admission.

English Language Requirements: The school’s working language is English. You can completely pursue and complete our program without any knowledge of German. However, to fully engage with the advantages of our international environment, we strongly encourage learning German while you are here!


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