Funded PhD Positions in Molecular Technologies and Systems Medicine, at the Research Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM, Austria)
Deadline: 27 January 2021
CeMM is an international, independent and interdisciplinary Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
“From the clinic to the clinic”: Driven by medical needs, CeMM integrates basic research and clinical expertise to pursue innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches focused on cancer, inflammation and immune disorders.
The CeMM PhD Program is a unique blend of practical training, lectures, and mentoring that builds on the guidelines of the Medical University of Vienna, in Austria (Doctoral Program N094). At CeMM, the PhD studies begin with a 3-month Introductory Program to prime the students for their research work, to develop the mindset of a critical and responsible researcher, and to form a peer network.
CeMM PhD students are awarded a generous scholarship covering research costs, university fees, work-related travel, salary and health insurance for 4 years. The successful candidates will be paid according to the standards of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and will be fully insured by the WGKK (accident, health, pension).
The official working language at CeMM is English – this includes all discussions and seminars, both formal and informal. German classes can be arranged for students who are keen to learn.
CeMM has a strong intellectual environment that stems from the international nature of its employees (currently 48 nationalities represented). Diversity and different cultural backgrounds are a clear advantage to successful research, collaborations, and the day-to-day business.
To be eligible to enroll in the CeMM PhD program all candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in medicine, biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, mathematics or any scientific/technical, subject-relevant degree.
Candidates applying with a Bachelor's degree must have completed a four year course and need to demonstrate that they have acquired a significant amount of research experience. In addition they must achieve a first class honors or a 2:1.
Candidates do not need to have completed their degree at the time of application, however they must obtain their final degree certificate by the end of September.
Since, as stated above, the working language at CeMM is English, excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.
Deadline: 27 January 2021
(Euraxess América Latina y el Caribe)
[Boletín SIUN 516, 10/11 de diciembre de 2020]