The next PhD Program at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna will start in October 2018. We offer 15 fully funded PhD positions and are looking for exceptionally motivated PhD candidates with a keen interest in genomics, medicine and interdisciplinary teamwork.
The 2018 CeMM PhD Program will focus on the thematic areas of Infection, Immunity, Metabolism, Cancer and Network Medicine. These areas are built on the pillars of epigenetics and genome integrity, bioinformatics and systems biology, chemical biology, high-throughput genetics, genomics and proteomics, and molecular and cell biology.
CeMM is an international research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The mission of CeMM is to achieve maximum scientific innovation in molecular medicine to improve healthcare. At CeMM, an international and creative team of scientists and medical doctors pursues free-minded, basic life science research in a large and vibrant hospital environment of outstanding medical tradition and practice. CeMM operates in a unique mode of super-cooperation, connecting biology with medicine, experiments with computation, discovery with translation, and science with society and the arts. The goal of CeMM is to pioneer the science that nurtures the precise, personalized, predictive and preventive medicine of the future.
CeMM is located at the center of one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, within walking distance to Vienna’s historical city center. Vienna is repeatedly ranked as the world’s best city to live in and is a United Nations city with a large international, English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nationalities are currently represented at the institute.
The successful candidates will be awarded a generous scholarship, which covers all research costs, university fees, work-related travel expenses, salary and health insurance for 4 years. The PhD degree will be awarded by the Medical University of Vienna.
To be eligible to enroll in the CeMM PhD Program, all candidates are required to have a final degree (minimum requirement is a four-year Bachelor’s degree) in medicine, biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or a similar subject. The working language at CeMM is English, i.e. excellent written and oral communication skills in English are mandatory.
The application deadline is 2nd February 2018.
For further information about the PhD Program, and to apply through the online system, please refer to our website: