Several PhD Positions in DFG Priority Program, Germany - Open to Any Nationality

Several PhD Positions will be available from October 2009 within the recently started DFG Priority Program 1399 -Host-Parasite Coevolution - Rapid Reciprocal Adaptation and its Genetic Basis’

Research areas include Evolutionary Biology, Parasitology, Genomics, Immunology, Bioinformatics, and more.

The priority program offers cutting edge, cross-disciplinary research. Host-parasite coevolution is used as a powerful and versatile model for analysing the causes and processes of evolutionary adaptation across scales (from genomes to ecosystems).

The program is funded by the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) across various locations in Germany: Berlin, Bonn, Gießen, Halle, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Kiel, Köln, Leipzig, München, Münster, Osnabrück, Plön, Regensburg.

We invite applications from highly qualified candidates of any nationality. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to disabled applicants in case of equivalent qualification.

The application deadline is August 15, 2009.

Information on the various projects and application procedure can be found at: