15 PhD Positions in the MSCA Co-Fund Project TALENTS

The TALENTS Graduate School is opening the call for applications for 15 PhD student positions (m/f/d) (100%) at Saarland University.

OUR RESEARCH | The local collaboration of the Saarland University, the University Hospital in Homburg and the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland is aiming get more insight in the human microbiota in health vs disease as base to develop new drugs and therapies. The consortium comprises scientists from different fields, such as medicine, biology, natural products, medicinal chemistry, drug delivery and bioinformatics. Our approaches are to sample and model the microbiota, exploit the microbiota for finding natural producers and modifying the microbiota by specific drug (e.g. pathoblockers) or treatments (e.g. probiotics). All available PhD projects are described at www. talents-gradschool.eu.

OUR GRADUATE SCHOOL | The requirement of interdisciplinarity in our research is reflected by a team of two/three supervisors from diverse disciplines for each PhD student. Regular project meetings, intersectorial or international secondement, scientific and transferable skill courses contribute to a stimulating research environment and tailored training in professional skills.

WE OFFER | We provide fully funded positions for 3 years with possible extension in an innovative research field. You can profit from our excellent, international and interdisciplinary research environment, state-of-the-art facilities and structured research training program to prepare you for a career in industrial or academic track. We are committed to equal opportunity and aim to increase diversity. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal professional qualification.  

YOUR PROFIL | You hold or are about to obtain a master’s degree in a relevant subject, to qualify as a first stage researcher and have a good command of English. You are an open-minded and curious person and motivated to drive an ambitious research project in an interdisciplinary research field.

APPLICATION | Find eligibility criteria, application documents and procedure detailed on our website. Apply via our online submission portal until May 15th 2023 (20:00 CET). Selected candidates will start their PhD between September 2023 and January 1st 2024.

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Information source:
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
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Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 15, 2023
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