Study Subject(s): PhD positions are available in the varied fields of the Research Training Group “Functional diversity of co-factors in enzymes”.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at the University of Freiburg, Germany.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-University)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
-Excellent graduates in the fields of pharmacy, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology (Master or equivalent);
-proven interest in one or more of the above indicated research fields;
-highly motivated and committed;
-interested in participating actively in the program of the RTG;
-very good written and spoken English skills.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these PhD scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität) welcomes applications for 13 PhD positions for a three?year structured program in the varied fields of the Research Training Group “Functional diversity of co-factors in enzymes“ (RTG 1976). Start of the program will be october 2014. The Research Training Group focuses on the diversity of co-factors in enzymes with different projects reaching from enzymology and mechanism of co-factors and enzymes to their application in medicine and biotechnology. In the course of the newly established RTG excellent young academics from natural sciences will receive an outstanding education in the fields of pharmacy, biochemistry and biotechnology.
Number of scholarship: Up to 13 PhD positions are offered.
Duration of scholarship: The duration of the PhD position will be up to three years.
What does it cover: The salary is in accordance with the German public service salary scale (TV?L E 13, 65%).
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their applications containing the required documents as one pdf file only to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following documents are required for your application:
-a cover letter stating your interests and why you want to become part of the RTG, preference for one project and why you think you would fit into this project;
-your curriculum vitae;
-your degree certificates and study transcripts with a description of the grading scheme;
-an abstract (maximum 1 page) of your diploma or master thesis;
-a list of your publications, if available;
-addresses of two potential references and, if available, letters of recommendation;
-a tangible proof of your fluency in English, i.e. certificate (TOEFL, Camebridge certificate, IELTS); German “Abitur” is eligible as proof of fluency in English.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th August 2014.
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