PhD positions

PhD positions

University Hospital Bonn, RTG1873

Bonn, Germany

The Research Training Group 1873 “Pharmacology of 7TM-receptors and downstream signaling pathways” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), offers PhD positions (m/f/d) (65 %) starting October 2019.

The positions are determined for three years. The Research Training Group 1873 (RTG 1873) is investigating pharmacologically relevant signaling pathways. The following disciplines are represented: pharmacology, physiology, pharmaceutical biology, pharmaceutical/medicinal chemistry, immunology, and metabolism. The RTG 1873 provides a structured, three year English language training program in an interdisciplinary and international research environment. A special emphasis lies on the International Exchange Program.

We are looking for highly motivated students with a recent excellent university degree (Master of Science or German State-Examination in Pharmacy or in Medicine).

Strong interest in scientific research and above-average motivation to manage the PhD project are expected. Very good English language skills are a prerequisite to join the English language PhD program.

We offer salary according to the German salary scale TV-L E13, Jobticket and supplementary benefits in the public sector (pension plan according to VBL).
The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

For details please visit our website at:

Please submit the required application documents (see: only via E-mail as one merged PDF-file under indication of reference number 088_2019 to:

Dr. Elisabeth Mies-Klomfass, Coordinator RTG 1873,
c/o Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Bonn
Biomedical Center
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
D-53127 Bonn

Application deadline: 30 March, 2019


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PhD positions