PhD Positions (m/f/d) Microbiome Signatures - Functional Relevance in the context of inflammation and cancer

PhD Positions (m/f/d) Microbiome Signatures - Functional Relevance in the context of inflammation and cancer

ZIEL - Institute for Food & Health Technical University of Munich

Munich, Germany

PhD Positions (m/f/d) Microbiome Signatures – Functional Relevance in the context of inflammation and cancer

The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1371 (Speaker Prof. Dr. Dirk Haller, Chair of Nutrition and Immunology, Technical University of Munich) is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The research program of CRC 1371 is dedicated to understand the functional relevance of microbiome signatures in the context of inflammation and cancer.

A major strength of this interdisciplinary group of scientists is the complementary spectrum of expertise in basic and clinical research mainly localized at the Technical University of Munich. The consortium further exists of strong partners at European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Hannover Medical School, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, Technische Universität Dresden, and
University Hospital Regensburg.

We are seeking excellent candidates with strong interests in microbiology, immunology, gastroenterology and nutrition science to accommodate 28 PhD students in 15 research projects.

The IRTG provides a qualification program for PhD students containing excellent multidisciplinary training with tailor-made subject-based and soft skills courses, annual retreats, summer school, and a supervision concept.

Salary and duration
Payment is according to the wage agreement of the civil service TV-L, 65% of E13 for PhD student positions for 4 years.

Application deadline
Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Contact persons
For general information, all open positions and their requirements, follow the link to the CRC 1371 website (www.sfb1371.tum.de) and get in contact with the projects contact person or the coordinator of this program.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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