International Max Planck Research School 10 PhD Student Positions 2017, Germany

Publish Date: Apr 07, 2017

Deadline: Apr 15, 2017

10 Ph.D. Student Positions
(Code Number 16-17)

The IMPRS for Genome Science is a new graduate program established as a cooperation between the University of Göttingen and several other research institutions at the Göttingen Campus, including the Max Planck Institutes. Our research school aims at qualifying young scientists in the analysis of large data sets and research at the interface between experimental and theoretical disciplines in genome science. The students will be able to work in different fields of research, including experimental disciplines like genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioimaging as well as theoretical disciplines such as stochastics, bioinformatics, theoretical physics, and computational biology. Positions offered are to pursue Ph.D. projects in the areas of the life and computational sciences or related fields.


Candidates typically hold an outstanding Master's (or equivalent) degree in the life sciences or computational sciences, and have an interest in interdisciplinary projects. Criteria for admission include academic skills and experience, motivation and commitment, communication skills, knowledge of the English language, and creativity.

Application Process:

Applications can only be submitted online until April 15, 2017.

Applicants must additionally submit a single pdf-file including a motivation letter, CV, and academic records. Letters of recommendation from two referees familiar with the work of the applicant must be sent independently to


International Max Planck Research School for Genome Science
Prof. Dr. Patrick Cramer (Spokesperson)
Dr. Henriette Irmer (Coordinator)
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Am Fassberg 11
37077 Göttingen, Germany

Phone: +49 551 201-2821

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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