What we are looking for:
- Exceptional students holding a master’s degree and a strong interest in diabetes, endocrinology, molecular biology, (epi-)genetics, public health studies, life sciences, epidemiology, computational biology, clinical research and related areas
- Excellent English language proficiency, both written and spoken
- Experience working in a wet lab environment is desired
- Outstanding motivation to join our international research teams and push the frontiers in diabetes research
- An open-minded, communicative, well-organized personality to work in the highly interactive work environment at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich
- Excellent scientific training and state-of-the-art technology platforms at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center – one of the world’s leading institutions in diabetes research
- Interdisciplinary projects linking our understanding of mechanisms underlying diabetes to the development of new approaches in prevention, diagnosis and treatment
- International research groups and research stays at the partnering Alberta Diabetes Institute
- Scientific networking at international conferences and within the great community of diabetes researchers
- Translational training – from bench to bedside
- Interactive guidance and a clear mentoring structure
- Individual career development and support
- Professional training in management, leadership and communication
- Employment contracts from the Helmholtz Center Munich and a doctorate from of the Technical University Munich or Ludwig-Maximillian University Munich
.. and last but not least: Munich – a beautiful city to live in!
The third biggest city in Germany offers a vivid culture with a wide range of parks, museums and music. The famous city hall adds to the historic center with its Viktualien-market and beautiful squares. Within the city the river Isar and English Garden offer recreational activities and the Alps are just a stone’s throw away!
Application deadline: 8th of November 2019
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg near Munich
The Helmholtz Zentrum München is part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany‘s largest scientific organization. Altogether 40,000 people currently work in its 19 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centers. The Association‘s annual budget amounts to more than 4.7 billion Euros.