PhD opportunities in a first class research environment

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    Hannover Medical School
    Natural sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Hannover Biomedical Research School, as part of Hannover Medical School (MHH), invites applications for its three PhD programs to commence in October 2020




Our offer

HBRS is one of Germany’s leading graduate schools, funded by the

Excellence Initiative and offering top-level research, education and

training possibilities. Under this umbrella our three international

(MD)/PhD programs Infection Biology, Molecular Medicine and Regenerative

Sciences provide fully-funded studentships for a three-year course. In

all three programs the focus is placed on individual research projects,

complemented by program specific seminars as well as an individualized

curriculum comprising lab and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia

and summer schools. Communication and teaching language throughout HBRS

is English. Upon graduation students are awarded a PhD – life and

natural scientists may alternatively choose a Dr. rer. nat.



Our expectations

All three PhD programs are aimed at highly motivated postgraduates

with a background in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or the Life Sciences.

The PhD program Regenerative Sciences is also open to students from a

Natural or Materials Science discipline. We are looking for enthusiastic

candidates of all nationalities who have a keen interest in one of the

research foci offered by our programs. Excellent written and spoken

English skills are required.



Our programs

PhD Infection Biology/ DEWIN: The program's objective is to

investigate the complex interactions between host and pathogen as well

as basic research with the combined tools of immunology, microbiology,

virology, cell biology and molecular biology. For more information

please see https://www.mhh.de/hbrs/zib



MD/PhD Molecular Medicine: The program aims to form a bridge between

Science and the Clinic, in research as well as in teaching. We offer a

wide variety of projects in the fields of Immunology, Infection,

Haematology & Oncology, Biochemistry, Differentiation, Cell Biology,

Genetics, and further medical departments. For more information please

see https://www.mhh.de/hbrs/mdphd



PhD Regenerative Sciences: Research and teaching concentrate on basic

topics in regenerative sciences, regeneration of the 4 organ systems

covered in the Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH, additional organ systems,

enabling technologies, regulations and processes involved in translation

from bench to bedside, ethics. For more information please see http://www.rebirth-hannover.de/phd-program.



Your application

Applications are invited from 1st December 2019 onwards through https://hbrs.cloud.opencampus.net/ only. Please note that any other form of application will be disregarded. Applications close on 1st April 2020. For further information on the selection process, frequently asked questions, etc please see https://www.mhh.de/hbrs

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