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Biozentrum PhD Fellowships in life sciences

Biozentrum PhD Fellowships in life sciences
Winter Call 2023/24

Share your passion for life sciences and apply for the independent Biozentrum PhD Fellowships. The deadline for applications for this Winter Call is October 25th, 2023.

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the leading life sciences institutes in the world. Its fundamental research embraces a wide range of topics such as biochemistry, biophysics, physics of living systems, structural biology, microbiology, infection biology and immunology, cell and developmental biology, neurobiology, genetics as well as computational and systems biology.

With over 30 groups, about 150 PhD students and over 500 employees, we are a lively and dynamic international community of researchers who investigate with curiosity biological phenomena ranging from interactions of molecules to growth, development and behavior of organisms. Our research has spawned many fundamental discoveries in biology and medicine as well as several Nobel Laureates.

We are looking for ambitious and highly motivated young talents from all over the world to join the Biozentrum Basel International PhD Program and our scientific community.

Biozentrum PhD Fellowships in life sciences

Our long-standing fellowship program offers unique opportunities. As a PhD fellow you can select a Biozentrum research group through rotations select a Biozentrum research group through rotations and get the chance to learn different skills and techniques needed for modern research. Therefore, our program is particularly well suited for students with broad interests. Our fellowship gives you full and independent funding for your entire PhD and offers other benefits that foster scientific excellence. With this fellowship you could join the 40 fellows who conduct their research at the Biozentrum at the moment.

Our selection procedure is based on in-person interactions on site. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Biozentrum to present their research, participate in individual interviews with group leaders, visit different labs and get to know current PhD students, the Biozentrum and Basel.

Application

The Winter Call is open until October 25, 2023. Please submit your application online.

Your application must include:

  • Electronic copies of your diploma/MSc degree with grades and transcripts as pdf files.
  • CV
  • Names and contact information of 2 referees from your previous academic environment (usually faculty members).

You will get information about the further procedure once you have submitted your application.

More information: biozentrum.unibas.ch/excellence
Online application: biped2.biozentrum.unibas.ch/