Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)

PhD Positions in Diabetes Research in an International Graduate Program

Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC)

Munich, Germany

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

Our Offer

  • 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.

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