Doctoral Positions | IMPRS Immunobiology & Epigenetics

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg
Type of Job: Young Researchers

Job offer from May 06, 2024

We are filling Doctoral Positions at the “International Max Planck Research School” (IMPRS-IEM) of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics. We are looking for talented and motivated students with a passion for science, aspiring to work towards a doctoral degree in the fields of Epigenetics, Metabolism, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Functional Genomics, Bioinformatics and Proteomics. 

The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE) in Freiburg, Germany is an interdisciplinary research institution that conducts basic research in two key areas of modern biology: Immunobiology and Epigenetics. Central questions address the molecular basis of cell type identities, as they are regulated during immune cell differentiation, metabolic response and epigenetic chromatin adaptation.

Your qualifications

  • MSc, MRes, Diploma or an equivalent degree in Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Physics or related science, to be obtained latest by the start of the program in January 2025
  • Practical experience in the lab working with scientific projects
  • Excellent English language skills and the desire to work in a dynamic international team

Our offer

The IMPRS-IEM doctoral program is organized by the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics and the University of Freiburg. Our scientists are internationally renowned experts in their fields and you will have a chance to profit from their expertise. You will also have an opportunity to interact with high-profile international speakers hosted by our faculty and build up your scientific network by attending local and international conferences.

  • Stimulating English language program in an international research environment
  • Access to state-of-the-art core facilities
  • Laboratory rotations to introduce you to our scientific environment
  • Intensive individualized mentoring
  • Structured training with a flexible curriculum to complement you project
  • Good public transport connections and subsidy for job ticket
  • Family-friendly offers (affiliated day care center at the institute, parent-child room, breastfeeding room)

We value and promote diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities, so we welcome applications from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from severely disabled people. We would also like to increase the proportion of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore expressly encourage women to apply.

Your application

Have we piqued your interest? You can find more information about the program and how to apply on our website:

Application deadline: 21st June 2024. 

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Stübeweg 51
79108 Freiburg

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