The Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT) at the University of Tübingen provides an attractive research and training environment for the PhD students: The collaborative research center SFB 766 “The bacteria cell envelope: Structure, Function and Infection Interface” as well as the Interfaculty Graduate School of Infection Biology and Microbiology (IGIM) are established at the University, which is also a partner institution of the German Center for Infectious Research (DZIF). The candidate will have the opportunity to receive extensive training in scientific, technical and soft skills. The PhD student will also be encouraged to present their work at national and international conferences.
We are seeking a candidate with a strong interest in protein-protein interactions that is highly motivated by the prospect of discovery. The candidate should hold or expect to receive a Master degree in Biology or Life Science preferably with a focus on microbiology, biochemistry, or closely related fields. Demonstrated experience in molecular biology and protein biochemistry is required. Successful candidates are able to work independently and as a team member.
Applicants should send a letter of motivation, summary of master thesis, detailed CV, contact information of one or two references and copies of university certificates.
The 3 year project is part of and funded by the national collaborative research center SPP1879 “Nucleotide second messenger signaling in bacteria” that was established this year by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – German Research Foundation). The salary will be paid under TV-L.