Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
The Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine is devoted to biomedical research with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of health and disease and translating findings as quickly as possible into clinical applications. Better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases are the ultimate goals.
Fully-funded PhD positions in Biomedical Sciences at the MDC Berlin
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) invites applicants for PhD positions.
Are you passionate about understanding the molecular basis of health and disease, and translating your findings into clinical applications?
Are you interested in one of the following topics:
Cardiovascular research and metabolic diseases
Cancer and immunology
Medical systems biology
You are an enthusiastic student with a strong interest in life sciences
You hold or expect to obtain a Master degree not later than February 2020
Your degree is in biology, medicine, molecular medicine, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or a related field
We are committed to meet today’s challenges in biology and medicine and realize that excellent science requires outstanding researchers. If you aspire to be one of them – welcome to the MDC!
What we offer:
Situated in an excellent scientific, international and supportive environment, the MDC provides you with:
Structured PhD program
Advanced research training, incl. summer schools, and annual PhD retreats
Individual supervision from expert scientists
Access to state-of-the-art technology
Travel grants for external courses and conferences
Framework program for personal and career development
Students can enroll in one of our thematically focused PhD Exchange Programs:
The MDC-NYU PhD Exchange Program in Medical Systems Biology
SignGene - The German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School “Frontiers in Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation”,
or become associated with the interdisciplinary HEIBRiDS Data Science School.
The working language of the program is English.
Berlin is one of the most vibrant cities located in the heart of Europe. It offers an incredible load of entertainment, cultural and recreational activities. Join our community of 400 international PhD students and enjoy studying and living in Germany!
How to apply:
Applications are submitted through our online recruitment portal. The required application documents include a research interest letter, CV, education details, and reference letters of two referees. Applications via email can unfortunately not be accepted.