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Application

Deadlines

October 15th - November 15th 2022 (application).
Interview day for candidates that got a positive answer after the first round will take place on 13th and 14th of February 2023.

Only online applications are accepted. The application on the DocGS platform(link is external) opens in April and October, one month before each biannual deadline.

The application form consists of several sections covering personal data, educational background, English skills, letter of motivation and scientific interest. In order to strengthen the application supporting information may be also added, such as awards, publications, memberships, research experience or other relevant skills.


Application/selection timeline for Winter term:

  • Online application platform will open on April 15.
  • Closing date for application is May 15 (24:00 Central European Time), with Interview day taking place in July.
  • Accepted candidates should start their research project in October.

Application/selection timeline for Summer term:

  • Online application platform will open on October 15.
  • Closing date for application is November 15 (24:00 Central European Time).
  • Interview day will take place on February 13th and 14th, 2023.
  • Accepted candidates should start their research project in April.

Available projects for external candidates

Vacant PhD positions for external candidates applying for Summer term 2023 are available in the research groups listed in the table below. Details on the research carried out in each group can be found here(link is external).

External candidates can give their preference also to groups not listed in the table. However, we cannot guarantee that groups other than those listed below will be able to accept external candidates. It is therefore advisable to contact the preferred research groups directly, prior to submitting the application.

   
Name Research Area
Andergassen, Daniel Cardiovascular (click here for information on available position)
Kupatt Jeremias, Christian Cardiovascular
Lichtenthaler, Stefan Neuroscience
Misgeld, Thomas Neuroscience
Moretti, Alessandra Cardiovascular
Nawroth, Roman Oncology/Urology (click here for information on available PhD position)
Ntziachristos, Vasilis Biological & Medical Imaging (click here for information on available PhD positions)
Saur, Dieter Oncology 
Sorg, Christian Imaging 
Schilling, Franz Nuclear Medicine (click here for information on available PhD positions)