DFG Research Training Group (GRK 2318) TJ-Train offers 12 PhD positions (E13 65 %) in Natural and Life Sciences:
Three project areas offer research on different aspects of tight junctions (TJ) in epithelial barrier function. Project area A comprises basic research on structure and function of TJ proteins, which provides the require-ment for understanding TJ development and regulation and its role in pathogenesis of disease. Project area B focuses on the role of TJ proteins in the developing tissue and the regulation of TJ proteins and TJ assembly on different levels. Project area C focuses on modulation of TJ in infectious and inflammatory intestinal disease associated with barrier dysfunction. Each project area includes four different PhD projects, information concern-ing the projects can be found here.
Application period: until May 25, 2020
Notification of selection results: June 2, 2020
Assessment Center: between June 15 – 17, 2020 (via Skype)
Commencement of employment: October 1, 2020
The salary depends on personal qualification and will be 65% E13 of the pay scale for Charité or the German public sector (limited to 3 years).
All information concerning projects, requirements for application and application process can be found here.
For further details please contact: Rita Rosenthal ([email protected]).