+++ Call for applications for PhD Scholarships is open again! Five positions at HUB or ANU are still available. +++
Sept 1st, 2020
Aug 31, 2020
Start of the program for Berlin-based students
Application deadline for ANU scholarship*
Start of PhD for Canberra-based students*
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* 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. The application deadline for a scholarship to start a PhD in Jan-Mar 2021 is August 31 2020.
The projects you can still apply for are the following: A6, B2, B6, C2, C3
For an overview please follow this link:
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 Humboldt University (HU) in Berlin starting Sept 1, 2020 and
4 positions the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra starting between January-March 2021
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.
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 file pdf directly to the
Principle Investigators of the projects you apply for, as well as to the coordinator by following the respective links below:
The Australian National University
Research School of Biology
134 Linnaeus Way
Canberra - Acton ACT 2601
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6