International PhD Programm in Microbiology
open call for 2019
International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic)
The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular, and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-Mic) in Marburg is the graduate school from the Max Planck Society, offering a fully-funded three-year PhD programme. The IMPRS-Mic is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universität Marburg. More than 25 internationally renowned group leaders are participating in the PhD programme and offer PhD projects in the following research areas:
Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Microbial Ecology and Interactions
Molecular and Cellular Microbiology
Systems and Synthetic Microbiology
The graduate school provides interdisciplinary training in a vibrant, international scientific community and access to state-of-the-art research facilities equipping our students with expertise and opportunities to embark on their own scientific journey. A cutting-edge PhD project is complemented by seminars and lectures, scientific and soft skill workshops, as well as international conferences and retreats. The official language of the school is English.
We invite highly qualified and motivated students with a strong interest in microbiology, holding a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Natural or Life Sciences to apply.
The closing date for the application is January 31, 2019. Accepted candidates may start their PhD projects already in the summer of 2019, but no later than October 2019.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Tobias J. Erb
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology
35043 Marburg, Germany