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PhD projects in Systems Biology. Hector Fellow Academy (Germany)

  • 7 Feb 2020
  • 15 Apr 2020

Carry out your own PhD project! – in Systems Biology – supervised by Prof. Jens Timmer

Closing Date:   15-04-20

Institution:   Hector Fellow Academy

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The Hector Fellow Academy offers you the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under supervision Prof. Jens Timmer. He is one of the Hector Fellows, a community of outstanding professors from different research institutions across Germany working in STEM-subjects, medicine, and psychology.

He is one of the leading scientists in the field of systems biology where he uses physics-inspired data-based mathematical models to understand cell biological processes. His approach contributed to understand signaling pathways which contribute to the development of cancer.

Your profile

You are enthusiastic about developing and investigating an innovative research idea within the discipline of Prof. Timmer? You have a master’s degree in a scientific or engineering subject with excellent grades? You stand out from your peers due to your strong commitment and independent work? You are team oriented and communicative? You are willing to change your place of residence to Freiburg? 

Our offer

Our PhD students are employed as full-time research assistants at the University of Freiburg for a period of three years. The salary is determined by the institute’s guidelines (according to the general pay scale of German universities approx. 47,000 EUR gross income per year). In addition, Hector Fellow PhD students receive grants for research expenses (15,000 EUR per year) and are given the opportunity to gain interdisciplinary expertise and relevant soft skills by participating in selected training activities.

Your application

Apply with your innovative, high-quality research idea via our Application Portal.

Current application period: January 15th  ̶  April 15th , 2021

Further information regarding the application process and the Hector Fellow Academy is available on https://www.hector-fellow-academy.de/promotion.html.

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