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The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology (KoRS-CB) offers 14 new scholarships for doctoral researchers for international students. The research projects at KoRS-CB are carried out in the fields of synthetic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, biomedicine and bioinformatics.

The programme is supported by the German Excellence Initiative. The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology provides a research-driven doctoral education in the priority topics Synthetic Chemistry, Cellular Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biomedicine and Computational Life Science.

The University of Konstanz is a university in the city of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was founded in 1966, and the main campus on the Gießberg was opened in 1972.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral research programme.

Study Subject: The research projects at KoRS-CB are carried out in the fields of synthetic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, biomedicine and bioinformatics.

Scholarship Award: The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology offers scholarships (1.450 € monthly) up to three years for excellent applicants.

Number of Scholarships: 14 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

To qualify for admission, you should hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in biology, chemistry, life sciences, computer science, or related subjects. You should have finished your studies significantly above average, and have a proven interest in chemical biology.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: To qualify for admission, you should hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in biology, chemistry, life sciences, computer science, or related subjects.

English Language Requirements: Proven proficiency in English: at least level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is required.

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: Four steps to your application: REGISTER › LOG IN  UPLOAD  SUBMIT

1) REGISTER with our online application platform. Once you registered you will receive a confirmation email to install your personal account.

2) LOG IN to work on your application: please fill in your contact data and provide the following

  • A maximum of three PhD projects chosen from the list of projects and ranked by your preference
  • A motivation letter (max. 500 words)
  • Contact details for two academic references (please note that we will contact them during the application process yourself)
  • State where the call came first to your attention.

3) UPLOAD the following documents (in English or German):

  • Curriculum vitae (only accepted in chronological order)
  • The copy of your bachelor’s and master’s degree certificates (or equivalent) incl. transcripts of records
  • Proven proficiency in English: at least level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is required (Here you can find detailed information on accepted certificates).

4) SUBMIT your application until 15 July 2017 at the latest!

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CiQUS) is pleased to offer Doctoral Position (4 yr.) in Biochemistry ERC – Starting Grant project. Spanish applicants are eligible to apply for this position.

The general aim of DYNAP project is to identify, at the molecular level, the minimal topological and structural motifs that govern the membrane translocation of peptides and proteins.

The Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CiQUS) is part of the Network of Singular Research Centers of the International Campus of Excellence – Campus Vida and focuses its scientific objectives on the application of transdisciplinary strategies for Solving scientifically relevant problems in the field of biological chemistry and developing new functional materials.

Course Level: Position is available to pursue doctoral programme.

Study Subject: Position is awarded in Biochemistry and Chemical Biology.

Scholarship Award: This is an excellent opportunity to join a young research team working on cutting-edge projects funded by the ERC-Starting Grant (“DYNAP”) and a HFSP (“Cytoskeleton”).

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Spain

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • They seek outstanding individuals with initiative, creativity and team-working ability and with a diploma in Biology, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry or Molecular Biology.
  • Experience in cell biology and proteins and/or peptide delivery will be highly considered.
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in written and spoken English are essential.

Nationality: Spanish applicants are eligible to apply for this position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Good communication skills and proficiency in written and spoken English are essential.

Spain Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications should be sent directly to Dr. Montenegro, javier.montenegro-at-usc.es (link sends e-mail), including a CV (maximum 2 pages), with undergraduate numeric marks for the different modules and the name and the e-mail of one (or two) contact person(s), indicating in the subject DYNAP-04.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is June 25, 2017.

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Biozentrum International PhD Program in Molecular Life Sciences calls motivated young scientists from all over the world to apply for a PhD student position at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Switzerland. The “Fellowships for Excellence” are only awarded to a max. of 10 successful students per open call: The program thus committed to recruit and identify only the most exceptional students worldwide.

Due to this meticulous selection and a wide-ranging evaluation procedure, these “Fellowships for Excellence” are highly esteemed and sought after. Successful candidates will have direct entrée to the Biozentrum PhD program and are offered a rotation based selection of a research group of choice and a number of other perks that should foster the scientific excellence and the career prospects of these doctoral candidates.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must hold Master’s degree (Diploma, DEA).
  • Before employment, candidates should either already be holding or awaiting their university degree that qualifies them for a PhD program at the University of Basel (M.Sc, Diploma, etc.).
  • Only in exceptional cases, brilliant students with a B.Sc degree will be considered for the “Fellowships for Excellence” program. These candidates will have to pass supplementary courses at the Biozentrum after acceptance.

Applications:

Track 1: Applications may be made submitted to the head of a research group at the Biozentrum at any time during the year

Track 2: Applications for the WSF-sponsored program “Fellowships for Excellence” can be placed online by June 20th.

Application file (*pdf) must contain the following:

  • e-copies of the diploma/M.Sc degree with grades and transcripts
  • CV or scientific résumé (maximum one page)
  • Description of research interests and one with a specific focus on a potential PhD thesis at the Biozentrum
  • Names and contact information of 2 referees (previous faculty members) are required.
  • The referees will be contacted directly and will be asked for an online evaluation as well as a reference letter.
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Organization University of Basel
Fellowship Level PhD
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount CHF 6,000 for 3 years
Eligibility Open to International Students
Deadline 20 June
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icon Computational Biology

Open to applicants of France

icon  Lille 1 University – Science and Technology

icon 30 Jun 2017

icon Partial Funding, 1500 € Net/month

More about this scholarship

  • Lille University of Science and Technology is offering Master and Ph.D. grant in Computational Biology, 2017 to students who wish to study in the Bonsai group from University.
  • Applicants of Master and Ph.D. grant in Computational Biology, 2017 should have a high level of proficiency in discrete algorithms and good programming skills (C++).
  • Ph.D. grant is available for 36 months while Master’s thesis is for 4-6 months.
  • Successful applicants of Master and Ph.D. grant in Computational Biology, 2017 will be provided 1500 € Net/month.

 

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icon Molecular Biology/Biophysics

Open to all nationals except Swedish

icon  Uppsala University

icon 22 May 2017

icon Partial Funding, .

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Uppsala University Postdoctoral Research Positions in Molecular Biology/Biophysics, 2017 are open to highly motivated researchers with experience in single-molecule biophysics and molecular biology.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of Uppsala University Postdoctoral Research Positions in Molecular Biology/Biophysics, 2017 should be self-motivated and creative with an interest in fundamental science.
  • Good team working, problem-solving skills are required.
  • Candidates applying for Uppsala University Postdoctoral Research Positions in Molecular Biology/Biophysics, 2017 must have outstanding communication skills in English.
  • They must have received a Ph.D. in relevant subject area.
  • Documented experience in solving problems in at least one of the areas of the research positions would be desirable.

Documents required:

  • Cover letter in not more than 1 page describing the category they would fit in and why
  • CV with list of publications
  • Contact details of 3 reference persons

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PhD Scholarships in New Zealand at UC-ESR Connect University of Canterbury (UC) in partnership with the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR)-  is inviting PhD scholarship applications for both New Zealand and international students to study at University of Canterbury (UC) for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The aim of the scholarship is to motivate the investigation the potential for phage-derived enzymes to be used as an intervention against bacterial pathogens of importance to food, water, and medicine.

The University of Canterbury in Christchurch is New Zealand’s second oldest university. It became the second institution in New Zealand providing tertiary-level education. It became the second institution in New Zealand providing tertiary-level education.PhD Scholarships in New Zealand at UC-ESR Connect

Degree Level: The scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: The scholarship is awarded to investigate the potential for phage-derived enzymes to be used as an intervention against bacterial pathogens of importance to food, water and medicine.PhD Scholarships in New Zealand at UC-ESR Connect

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship will cover the following:

  • The successful applicant will be enrolled at UC. International students at UC pay domestic fees and the University will assist you to obtain a student visa. This full scholarship includes a tax-free stipend of NZ $21,000 per year plus university fees for 3 years.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • Applicants will have a high-quality Honours or Master’s degree in microbiology or biochemistry, and be able to work independently.
  • Applicants should have a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology and microbiology.
  • Applicants experience with protein expression, bioinformatics, and working with phages and bacterial pathogens in a PC2 environment would be an advantage.PhD Scholarships in New Zealand at UC-ESR Connect

Eligible Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities can apply for the scholarship.

Application Procedure: Applicants can apply via email.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics invites applications for the position of a Scientist, Bioinformatician to start as soon as possible for an initial period of 2 years, with the possibility of extension.

Tasks and Responsibilities of Bioinformatician:

  • Responsibilities include the development, comparison and testing of software solutions for the analysis of deep-sequencing data.
  • In close interaction with the experimental partners, scientist will provide algorithmic solutions to their analyses and data interpretation.
  • Selected candidate will also help with established training programs and help our partners with experimental design, quality control and the analysis of genome-wide data.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be motivated team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Applicant must have proven experience with deep-sequencing analysis and specific computational skills.
  • Applicant must hold PhD degree or MSc with relevant work experience in bioinformatics or in a related field.
  • Applicant must possess experience with analysis of genome-wide data
  • Applicant must possess very good command of English language

Salary: Salary will be based on previous experience according to TVöD guidelines.

Application:

  • Submit complete application with the following materials:
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Contact details of referees
  • Apply directly via the online application portal
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Organization Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Fellowship Level Scientist
Country Germany
Subject areas Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics, Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine, Bioinformatics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 2 May 2017
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The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Dynamics and Self-Organization invites applications for a PhD position in Theoretical Biological Physics. This institute is an international research institute, performs both experimental and theoretical fundamental scientific research. The position is available in independent research group of Dr. Karen Aim.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must hold Master’s degree (or comparable) in physics, applied mathematics, or in a related field.
  • Applicant must have a background in quantitative biology, soft matter or statistical physics. Programming skills are highly desired.

Duration: limited to 3 years.

Starting date: September 1, 2017

Salary: in accordance with the funding guidelines of the Max Planck Society for junior scientists, salary is 2/3 of pay level E13 according to the collective wage agreement for the public service (TVöD Bund).

Application:

Application material must include:

  • CV
  • Publication list
  • Statement of interests
  • At least 2 letters of reference
  • The statement of interests should briefly describe your past and current research interests and why you are interested in joining our group.
  • Send application material in a single pdf file, quoting reference no. 08/2017, until May 15, 2017 by email to karen.alim@ds.mpg.de.
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Organization Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization

Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Complex Systems, Plant Research, Structural and Cell Biology, Solid State Research & Material Sciences, Microbiology & Ecology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Ope to all nationalities
Deadline 15 May 2017
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Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) invites applications for the recruitment Scientist-C/Equivalent position on contractual basis with consolidated pay under the DBT sponsored project.

Project: Chemical profiling of Joha and black rice of Assam for nutritional, nutraceutical parameters and aroma compounds

Location: Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Garchuk, Guwahati (Assam).

Number of Post: 1

Salary: (Consolidated Emolument per month): Rs. 66,750 for 1 st year; Rs. 70, 833 for 2nd year; Rs. 74, 916 for 3rd year

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Applicant must hold PhD in Chemistry (Organic/ Natural product Chemistry)/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Applicant must have post-doctoral research experience of at least 3 years in the field of herbal/traditional medicine, natural product based drug discovery/development, metabolic syndrome/disease biology.
  • Applicants with high impact factor papers in reputed journals will be preferred.
  • Applicant must not exceed 35 years of age; relaxable for SC/ST/ Woman candidate as per govt. rule.

Desirable:

  • Sound knowledge and previous experience of working on animal model and evaluation of medicinal plants extracts and isolated compounds etc. Candidates having experiences on relevant field will get preference.

Duration: 3 years

Applications:

  • Eligible candidates may apply by sending their CV along with duly filled up application form with attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any).
  • The applications should reach at the address given below within mentioned date below.
  • The envelope must be superscripted by “Application for the Post” against the Advt. no-64 and date-31/03/2017)
  • The soft copy of application to be sent via email at iasst.dbtnerproject@gmail.com and Hard copy to the mailing address of application for the posts should reach on or before 30th April 2017.
  • Only the short listed candidates will be called for the interview No TA/DA will be provided to the candidate for appearing the interview. The other terms and conditions will be applicable as per Institute rule.

Mailing Address:

The Registrar,

Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST),

Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035, Assam.

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Organization Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST)
Fellowship Level Scientist
Country India
Subject areas Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,  Cell and Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount Rs. 66,750 (consolidated)
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 30th April 2017
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Biozentrum International PhD Program in Molecular Life Sciences calls motivated young scientists from all over the world to apply for a PhD student position at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Switzerland. The “Fellowships for Excellence” are only awarded to a max. of 10 successful students per open call: The program thus committed to recruit and identify only the most exceptional students worldwide.

Due to this meticulous selection and a wide-ranging evaluation procedure, these “Fellowships for Excellence” are highly esteemed and sought after. Successful candidates will have direct entrée to the Biozentrum PhD program and are offered a rotation based selection of a research group of choice and a number of other perks that should foster the scientific excellence and the career prospects of these doctoral candidates.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must hold Master’s degree (Diploma, DEA).
  • Before employment, candidates should either already be holding or awaiting their university degree that qualifies them for a PhD program at the University of Basel (M.Sc, Diploma, etc.).
  • Only in exceptional cases, brilliant students with a B.Sc degree will be considered for the “Fellowships for Excellence” program. These candidates will have to pass supplementary courses at the Biozentrum after acceptance.

Applications:

Track 1: Applications may be made submitted to the head of a research group at the Biozentrum at any time during the year

Track 2: Applications for the WSF-sponsored program “Fellowships for Excellence” can be placed online by June 20th.

Application file (*pdf) must contain the following:

  • e-copies of the diploma/M.Sc degree with grades and transcripts
  • CV or scientific résumé (maximum one page)
  • Description of research interests and one with a specific focus on a potential PhD thesis at the Biozentrum
  • Names and contact information of 2 referees (previous faculty members) are required.
  • The referees will be contacted directly and will be asked for an online evaluation as well as a reference letter.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Basel
Fellowship Level PhD
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount CHF 6,000 for 3 years
Eligibility Open to International Students
Deadline 20 June
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