EURIdoc invites applications for 28 doctoral positions
EURIdoc is a new interdisciplinary doctoral programme in the Upper Rhine region in the field of immunology.
The doctoral research is carried out at the EURIdoc partner institutions:
- Universität Basel, Switzerland
- Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
- Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany
- Université de Strasbourg, France
- Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
The programme is run and coordinated by Eucor – The European Campus.
Call for applications
EURIdoc invites applications for 28 doctoral positions. The offered doctoral projects each include two different content options. All doctoral candidates will get a full-time contract for four years. Detailed information on the requirements, the application and the selection process can be found in the Guide for applicants. The application process is carried out in cooperation with the Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine (SGBM). Applications must be made via their application tool. The application deadline is 14 June 2021.
The scientific orientation of EURIdoc is based on the immunological foci that exist in Basel, Freiburg, Karlsruhe and Strasbourg. The core topics of EURIdoc are haematopoiesis and development of the immune system, innate and adaptive immunity as well as immune-related diseases. The emphasis is on both basic research and work on applications. In the long term, these may lead to new drugs, vaccines or therapies, for example for cancer, viral or autoimmune diseases. The project also focuses on the most urgent immunological problem of our time, SARS-CoV-2, and plans to develop new therapies for Covid-19.
Interdisciplinary and intersectoral training
Beyond the university sector, the doctoral candidates will also work with four clinics and ten industrial partners. They will have the opportunity to spend research periods in leading pharmaceutical companies as well as in small and medium-sized companies.
EURIdoc is based on the existing close cooperation between the participating immunologists from Basel, Freiburg and Strasbourg. Since 2017, they have been networked as the Upper Rhine Immunology Group (URI group) and organise annual clinical workshops and scientific meetings.
Within the framework of the COFUND programme of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Horizon 2020), EURIdoc has been selected by the European Commission as an innovative international and interdisciplinary doctoral programme to receive funding of 3 million euros.
You can find more information about EURIdoc and the offered positions here.
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