IMPRS-IEM PhD Program 2019

The International Max Planck Research School for Immunobiology, Epigenetics, and Metabolism (IMPRS-IEM) is now accepting applications for the  IMPRS-IEM Ph.D. Program. They welcome applications from excellent and highly motivated students of all nationalities with a passion for science.

They offer talented students excellent training opportunities in the fields of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Immunobiology, Epigenetics, and Metabolism. This scientific education in a first-class environment supports their development into outstanding young researchers.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • They welcome applications from excellent and highly motivated students of all nationalities with a passion for science.
  • they expect:
    • outstanding academic record(GPA >80%, first or upper second class degree, top 10% of students in a given year)
    • practical lab experience of at least 4-6 months
    • excellent English language skills (TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent certificate recommended -not required- if you are not a native speaker or did not complete your University education in an English-speaking country)
  • Formal requirement: Applicants must hold an MSc/Diploma in Biology/ Biomedicine/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics or related subject (to be obtained before the start of the program in September).

How to Apply & Competition Rules:

To participate in the competition applicants need to do register through the given link:
https://iem.cloud.opencampus.net/

Rules:

  • Documents you will need:
    • CV
    • Photo (optional)
    • Essay of Research Experience and Motivation  (max. 2 page)
    • An essay detailing a leadership experience in your life (max. 1 page)
    • Transcripts of your academic education (Diploma, MSc and BSc or equivalent)
    • Certificates of your degrees (Diploma, MSc and BSc or equivalent)
    • English language certificate (recommended if you are not a native speaker or did not complete your University education in an English-speaking country, not mandatory)
    • Results of knowledge tests (GRE, GATE or equivalent if available – not mandatory)
    • Contact details of three referees – Please inform your referees before you enter their email addresses in the application system.

Benefits:

  • They offer talented students excellent training opportunities in the fields of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Immunobiology, Epigenetics, and
  • This scientific education in a first-class environment supports their development into outstanding young researchers.
  • They strongly encourage the participation of our students in the annual D. retreat organized by the Ph.D. representatives.
  • Furthermore, they support students’ attendance at regional symposia and international scientific conferences.
  • Students also have the possibility to learn German and to obtain advice in planning their future career.

Application Deadline:

The application round will run from November 19, 2018, until February 05, 2019.

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