12 Ph.D. Positions in Medicine (Germany) Deadline: Dec. 15, 2018

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen & King’s College London

Application Deadline

Dec. 15, 2018

Program Commencement

April 01, 2019

Duration of the Program

3 Years

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Program Details

The International Research Training Group 1816 funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers a structured international 3‐year doctoral program jointly educating natural scientists and physicians/medical students in the field of “Heart failure”. The program is organized by the Heart Center, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen together with the BHF Center of Research Excellence, King`s College London.

The International Research Training Group 1816 (Director in Göttingen: Prof. Dr. Dörthe M. Katschinski, Prof. Dr. Susanne Lutz, Director in London: Prof. Dr. Ajay Shah, Prof. Dr. Manuel Mayr) is planning to award up to 12 Ph.D. positions. The Training Group offers an excellent research environment, a comprehensive curriculum and a broad supervision and mentoring network. Students will conduct part of their projects in one of the partnering laboratories in London.

The candidates are required to choose three favorite projects from the list of projects-2019, and mention this in their application forms.

The Ph.D. positions will be paid according to the regulations of the civil service collective wage agreement (TV‐L 65% of level E13).

Eligibility/ Requirements

You are eligible to apply if you hold

  • An M.Sc. in basic sciences or equivalent or Graduation (Dr. med.) from Medical school

Language Requirements:

  • Proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL or similar test, not for native speakers).

Application Process

Electronic applications including

  • Application form
  • Certificates (B.Sc. & M.Sc.) in English or German
  • Proof of English proficiency (not older than 2 years)
  • 2 Reference letters (directly sent to igk1816@med.uni-goettingen.de by the referees)

should be sent as one single pdf-file to igk1816@med.uni-goettingen.de.

For Reference form, Application form, and other details, click here.

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