+++ Call for applications for PhD Scholarships is still open! One position at HUB (Robert Koch Institute**)
and four positions at ANU are available. +++
Application deadlines for ANU-based projects
15 October, 2021
31 October, 2021
If you are an domestic (Australian) student, please apply any time before 15 October, 2021
Application deadline for ANU scholarship for domestic (Australian) students*
Start of PhD for Canberra-based students*
If you wish to apply for project B7 (Blume), please apply any time as soon as possible.**
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* Please note that in addition to admittance to the graduate program you need to apply for a scholarship at the ANU. The application deadline for a scholarship
to start a PhD in early 2022 is on 31 August 2021 for international, and on 31 October for domestic students.
For more information, please see here.
** for the HUB/RKI-based project, please apply any time, earliest starting date is October 2021
Call for applications
The International Research Training Group (IRTG) 2290
CROSSING BOUNDARIES IN MALARIA RESEARCH”
funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German research foundation)
and the Australian National University (ANU)
invites applications for
5 doctoral research positions
1 position at the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin starting earliest in October 2021
4 positions the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra starting in early 2022
The IRTG2290 is a joint Australian-German PhD program on Malaria research offering research-oriented education and career development resources. It is an interdisciplinary research union bringing together scientists from Biology, Computation and Medicine in order to tackle the challenges in malaria research. We aim at training independent, innovative and interdisciplinary young scientists equipped with state-of-the-art technical and analytical skills as well as with professional competency and networks in order to become global players in their field.
The IRTG2290 was inaugurated in 2017 and is now seeking talented and highly motivated young scientists to be part of the 2nd cohort starting an exciting and interdisciplinary project in one of the program’s research areas:
1. Nutrient uptake and metabolism
2. Parasite genetics and adaptations
3. Immune responses
4. Host genetics and Responses
The IRTG2290 unites research groups from the ANU, the HU, the Charité – University Medicine and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). In Berlin, the IRTG2290 is integrated in the Integrative Research Institute for Life Sciences (IRI-LS) and is embedded in a strong scientific landscape.
The program offers
Applications must be written in English and must be conducted via our registration platform (coming soon). They should include the following documents
We especially encourage international applications. As the HU and the ANU aim to increase the number of female researchers, we expressly encourage women to apply.
* For ANU-based projects, please note that in addition to admittance to the graduate program you need to apply for a scholarship at the ANU. For more information, please see here.
Please send your letter of motivation, a CV, your transcripts (certified BSc certificate, MSc certificate including transcripts of
two recent references from university faculty members and a proof of your English language proficiency in a single pdf file directly to the
Principal Investigators of the projects you apply for, as well as to the coordinator by following the respective links below:
134 Linnaeus Way
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6