PhD Position for International Students at IMPRS for Organismal Biology in Germany, 2014

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology is inviting applications for Germany PhD position. Applicants from all countries who have graduated from a min. 4-year study program with a comprehensive scientific thesis work in Biology or a related field (this might be a Master’s degree or an equivalent degree) are eligible for this position. The position is funded for three years. Travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the IMPRS. All students accepted to the program will be supported by stipends or contracts. Online application must be submitted by January 15, 2014.. The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology is jointly organized by the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in See­wiesen and Radolfzell and the University of Konstanz. More than 25 internationally recognized research groups actively participate in the PhD program and offer challenging, cutting-edge PhD projects in the fields of Beha­vioral Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Physiology, and Neuro­biology. All students accepted to the program will be supported by stipends or contracts. The program offers a dedicated teaching program, high quality research experience, and outstanding research facilities in an inspiring research and living environment. The working language is English. Each PhD student receives individual supervision and mentoring and is guided in her/his research work by a PhD advisory committee.. This position is open for pursuing PhD program at IMPRS for Organismal Biology in Germany.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applications from all countries are welcomed.
· Applicants must have graduated from a min. 4
· year study program with a comprehensive scientific thesis work in Biology or a related field (this might be a Master’s degree or an equivalent degree).
· It is not necessary to hold the degree at the time of application.
· However, you must have been awarded your degree prior to the start of the program.
· The quality of the degrees (i.e. eligibility) will be checked by University of Konstanz on a case
· by
· case basis.
· Candidates need to be fluent in written and spoken English and – unless native speakers – have to document their proficiency in English (e.g. TOEFL).
· German is not required, but students from abroad will be offered opportunities to take German courses.
Benefits of the scholarship: Travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the IMPRS. All students accepted to the program will be supported by stipends or contracts.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The PhD work should be completed within three years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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