PhD Positions in Modern Biology - Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme


The Vienna Biocenter (VBC) PhD Programme in Life Sciences has been running since 1993, providing students from all over the world with excellent training. The VBC campus is highly multidisciplinary with research areas ranging from molecules to populations: RNA biology, gene regulation and epigenetics; Biochemistry, structural and cell biology; Stem cells and developmental biology; Molecular medicine; Neurosciences; Plant biology; Bioengineering and computational biology; and Evolutionary and population biology.

The VBC PhD Programme offers a flexible curriculum structure with an initial training course, lectures on scientific topics as well as technical and complementary skills training. Moreover, students contribute to the management of the institutes, through representatives, and organize events that promote networking and career development, such as an annual retreat and a symposium.

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Applications are accepted each year for the Winter call from 15 September to 15 November and for the Summer call from 1 March to 30 April.

To apply you must hold a Master's degree or equivalent from a university in a related topic (or you will complete a master's degree within six months of the application deadline). Successful applicants will be hired on a full employment contract with a competitive salary.


30.03.2015