A three-year PhD program at Helmholtz International Graduate School for Infection Research

Helmholtz International Graduate School for Infection Research

A three-year PhD program, starting in October 2009

We invite highly motivated applicants PhD Students will have the unique opportunity to undertake a PhD within an electrifying atmosphere with the focus on Infection Biology and related fields (Immunology, Microbiology, Virology, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology and Natural Product Research, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, Sys tems Biology, Molecular Biology, Mammalian Genetics). As well as working on a three-year research project PhD Students also attend lectures and seminars, laboratory and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia and summer schools. The program is well supported by a network of supervisors, PhD students will finish the program as highly qualified scientists competitive for the job market. The three-year program is taught in English.

For information about the program please visit the following web site:


We expect
➢ A Master’s degree (or equivalent)
➢ Applicants who have an active interest in one or more of the above fields
➢ Written and spoken English skills and previous laboratory experience Application
➢ Applicants are required to complete the online application form under:
http://online application.helmholtz-hzi.de

Deadline for Application
➢ April 30th, 2009

Since the Helmholtz Graduate School supports a gender balance, women are explicitly encouraged to apply. Further information on the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research is to be found under: www.helmholtz-hzi.de.

The Helmholtz International Graduate School is supported by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.

The Helmholtz International Graduate School is a joint action of the institutes/universities:
➢ Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig (HZI)
➢ Technical University of Braunschweig (TU-BS)
➢ Hannover Medical School (MHH)
➢ University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo)