12 Fully-funded PhD Positions

12 Fully-funded PhD Positions

Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC).

Berlin, Germany

For: PhD – Programm

we are looking for 12 Fully-funded PhD Positions.

Are you passionate about understanding the molecular basis of health and disease, and translating your findings into clinical applications?

The Berlin-based Max-Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association is one of the world-leading research institutes for molecular biology and genetics, with a focus on translational approaches to develop treatments for neurological diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and metabolic diseases. The MDC offers fully-funded PhD positions in one of our 65 research groups. Topics of interests are:

  • Cardiovascular research and metabolic diseases
  • Cancer and immunology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Medical systems biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Structural biology
  • Diseases of the nervous system
  • Translational research

Situated in an excellent scientific, international and supportive environment, MDC provides you with:

  • Structured PhD program
  • Advanced research training incl. summer schools, and annual PhD retreats
  • Individual supervision from expert scientists
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology
  • Travel grants for external courses and conferences
  • Framework program for personal and career development.
  • English training program and environment.

MDC is an equal opportunity employer and offers and promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Berlin is one of the most vibrant and affordable cities in Europe and offers a variety of entertainment and sports activities. Join our community of 400 international PhD students and enjoy studying and living in Germany.

Who are we looking for?

  • Enthusiastic students with a strong interest in life sciences or related topics
  • You hold or expect to obtain a Master degree not later than August 2019
  • Your degrees is in molecular medicine, chemistry, biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics or physics

TVöD 13 (50-65%)

How to apply?

We encourage you to apply via the application portal at

Application deadline is January 04, 2019

For further information contact
Email: phdmdc@mdc-berlin.de

Webpage: https://www.mdc-berlin.de/Application

Entry date
from 1.6.2019

3 years with the possibility of extension


For further information please contact:

We encourage you to apply via the application portal at

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 11004/2018