PhD Students

PhD Students

International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Genome Science

Göttingen, Germany

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Genome Science is looking for

PhD Students (m/f)
(Code Number 44-18)

The IMPRS for Genome Science is a graduate program established as a cooperation between the University of Göttingen and several other research institutions at the Göttingen Campus, including the Max Planck Institutes. Our research school aims at qualifying young scientists in the analysis of large data sets and research at the interface between experimental and theoretical disciplines in genome science. The students will be able to work in different fields of research, including experimental disciplines like genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioimaging as well as theoretical disciplines such as stochastics, bioinformatics, theoretical physics, and computational biology. Positions offered are to pursue PhD projects in the areas of the life and computational sciences or related fields.


Candidates typically hold an outstanding Master’s (or equivalent) degree in the life sciences (wet lab) or computational/mathematical/biophysical sciences, and have an interest in interdisciplinary projects. Criteria for admission include academic skills and experience, motivation and commitment, communication skills, knowledge of the English language, and creativity.

Application Process:

Applications can only be submitted online until February 8, 2019 via this website:

Applicants have to up-load pdf-files of their CV and academic records. They will be asked to provide contact information from two referees familiar with the work of the applicant.


International Max Planck Research School for Genome Science
Prof. Dr. Patrick Cramer (Spokesperson)
Dr. Henriette Irmer (Coordinator)
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Am Fassberg 11
37077 Göttingen, Germany

Phone: +49 551 201-2821
For further information about the program please visit
Informal enquires may be sent to

The Max Planck Society, the University of Göttingen and the University Medical Center are committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in their workforce and therefore encourage applications from such qualified individuals.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 44-18