PhD Position in Genome Science

Georg-August-University Goettingen International Max Planck Research School


PhD Students (m/f/d)

Institution: International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Genome Science (ID 15316)

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Occupation date: immediately

Publication date: 12/11/2020

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

PhD Students (m/f/d)
(Code Number 27-20)

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 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, molecular biology, biochemistry, 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 or expect to complete soon a Master's (or equivalent) degree in the experimental 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 12, 2021 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 or : imprs_gs

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.

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