60 PhD Positions in International PhD Programs, Hannover Medical School [Germany]

60 PhD Positions in International PhD Programs, Hannover Medical School, Germany
20 positions in the MD/PhD program “Molecular Medicine”, and 20 positions in the PhD program “Infection Biology” and 20 positions in the PhD program “Regenerative Sciences”.
Hannover Biomedical Research School, as part of Hannover Medical School (MHH), invites applications for the above PhD studentships, to commence in October 2009.


The three-year study programs, taught in English, are aimed at post-graduates in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine as well as those from Life Science fields. The PhD program “Regenerative Sciences” is also open to students from the various disciplines of Materials Sciences. As well as working on a 3-year research project, students also attend seminars, lab and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia and summer schools. Successful candidates will be awarded a PhD, alternatively Dr. rer. nat.

Scholarships are to be fully funded by the DFG (Excellence Initiative), MHH, partner institutes and their respective departments.

We are looking for highly-motivated candidates who have an active interest in one of the fields associated with one or more of the programs on offer. Excellent written and spoken English skills are required. With nearly two thirds of our students coming from outside Germany, international applicants are welcome.

Deadline for completed applications is April 1st, 2009. Application forms to be found on the website below (NB. Please send us your preferences by clicking on the respective program in our online application process on www.mh-hannover.de/hbrs.html).

Job Description
MD/PhD “Molecular Medicine”: The program aims to form a bridge between Science and the Clinic, in research as well as in teaching. For information on this program contact: Dr. Susanne Kruse (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-6011 / E-mail: daniel.marlies[ at ]mh-hannover.de)

PhD Infection Biology: Students focus on the main topics in Infection, Immunology, Microbiology, Virology and Cell Biology. For information on this program contact Luise Fiegehenn (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-9742 / E-mail: zib[ at ]mh-hannover.de)

PhD Regenerative Sciences: Research and teaching concentrate on Developmental Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Biology of Ageing and Degeneration, Growth Factors and Other Regenerative Agents, Cell Therapy, Tissue Engineering including Materials and Natural Sciences, and Ethical as well as Regulatory Implications. For information on this program contact Dr. Daniela Pelz (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-5206 / E-mail: pelz.daniela[ at ]mh-hannover.de)

For more information and online application, please visit:
http://www.mh-hannover.de/hbrs.html

Application Deadline: April 1, 2009