PhD Position: Plant Biochemistry at The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Martin Luther University, Germany
PhD Position: Plant Biochemistry at The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Martin Luther University, Germany is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates.
The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), a non-university first-class research institute of international reputation, is located on the vibrant Weinberg campus of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Halle, in the heartlands of Germany.
Who we are looking for?
The dynamic and multinational IPB-Department Molecular Signal Processing seeks a PhD candidate who contributes to the elucidation of molecular mechanisms that monitor external phosphate bioavailability in the context of phosphate-metal (Fe, Al) interactions during plant root development (research group Nutrient Sensing).
The successful candidate must hold a Master’s degree in biochemistry or a closely related molecular discipline. We expect curiosity, creativity, analytical capabilities, team spirit, and vivid communication skills, including an intermediate command of English. The IPB is committed to the success of its PhD students and offers a structured doctoral training program (Leibniz Research School PlantBioChem), which operates in coordination with PhD programs at the MLU Halle (please, browse our website on www.ipb-halle.de).
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Benefits of the PhD Position: Plant Biochemistry at The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Martin Luther University, Germany
Salary and excellent benefits (social and health insurance) will be based on German laws for employees in the public sector (TV-L E13, 65%).
The successful candidate with academic degrees not obtained at a German university must submit a certificate assessment for foreign university qualifications (Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications) from the Central Office for Foreign Education (https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education)
Applications must include:
- a motivation letter describing research interests and career goals,
- a Curriculum vitae, and
- contact details of two referees.
How to apply
Please, email a single pdf document quoting reference number 8/2022 to [email protected]. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Professor Steffen Abel
Phone: +49 345 5582 1200
e-mail: [email protected]
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