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PhD positions - Organismal Biology

International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology; MPI Seewiesen / Radolfszell, University of Konstanz


Application deadline: 15.1.2016

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology offers several fully funded PhD positions. The IMPRS is based in southern Germany and is jointly organized by the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen and Radolfzell and the University of Konstanz. The aim of the IMPRS is to provide first-class training and education for outstanding doctoral students from all over the world in a stimulating research environment. The competitive doctoral program provides its fellows with an excellent starting platform for a successful career in the fields of animal behaviour, ecology, evolution, physiology, and neurobiology.

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Outstanding students of all nationalities with a deep commitment to basic research in Organismal Biology are invited to apply. Deadline for the application is January 15, 2016. Interviews with the applicants are scheduled for March 13-16, 2016. Candidates accepted into the program may start latest September 2016. For the online application process visit

Applicants should hold a MSc or equivalent degree in biology or a related discipline at the point of enrollment, and need to be fluent in written and spoken English.

Queries should be mailed to the program office
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