Fully Funded PhD Positions in Cancer Research at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
ABOUT THE GERMAN CANCER RESEARCH CENTER (DKFZ)
The DKFZ International PhD Program in Heidelberg (also known as the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research) is the interdisciplinary structured graduate school for all PhD students working at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). Our PhD students conduct research at the forefront of basic, computational, epidemiological and translational cancer research.
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL PHD PROGRAM
Are you looking for excellent research opportunities for your PhD studies at the forefront of cancer research?
The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg invites international students holding a Master’s degree in (molecular) biology, (bio-)chemistry, (bio-)physics, computational biology, computer science, epidemiology/public health studies and related subjects to apply for the International PhD Program.
PhD students are supported by a Thesis Advisory Committee, participate in scientific and professional skills courses, attend international conferences and receive career development support. The language of the PhD program is English.
Full funding is provided for the duration of the PhD, either by the DKFZ, third party sources or in collaboration with the DAAD within their Graduate School Scholarship Program.
Research at the DKFZ is organized into the following programs with a lot of interaction and interdisciplinary PhD projects available across different topics:
- Cell Biology and Tumor Biology
- Functional and Structural Genomics
- Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention
- Immunology and Cancer
- Imaging and Radiooncology
- Infection, Inflammation and Cancer
REQUIRED RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
RESEARCH FIELD: Other
- YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: 1 – 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELOther: Master Degree or equivalent
- REQUIRED LANGUAGES; ENGLISH: Excellent
Applications are invited from international students holding (the equivalent of) a university Master’s degree in the natural sciences. Research experience and excellent English skills are a prerequisite.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FULLY FUNDED PHD POSITIONS IN CANCER RESEARCH AT THE GERMAN CANCER RESEARCH CENTER (DKFZ), GERMANY
For more information and to apply online visit www.dkfz.de/phd
Do you want to join our lively and international community of over 500 PhD students to do your PhD at Germany’s largest biomedical research institute? Then apply now!
Application deadline: 15 May 2022
Watch the movie about the International PhD program at the DKFZ here.