The next PhD Program at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in Vienna, starts in October 2017. We are looking for exceptionally motivated PhD candidates with a keen interest in genomics, medicine and working in teams and have 15 fully funded positions to offer.
The 2017 CeMM PhD Program will focus on the thematic areas: Infection, Immunity, Metabolism, Cancer and Network Medicine. These areas are built on the pillars of epigenetics, bioinformatics and systems biology, chemical biology and the mechanism of action of drugs, 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’s research is based on post-genomic technologies and focuses on societally important diseases, such as immune disorders and infections, cancer and metabolic disorders. 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 of Vienna’s historical city center. Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live. It is a United Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nationalities are represented at the institute.
The successful candidate will be awarded a generous scholarship which will cover all research costs, university fees, work-related travel, salary and health insurance for 4 years. The 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* in medicine, biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or a similar subject (*at least a four year Bachelor’s degree). The working language at CeMM is English, so excellent written and oral communication skills in English are also required.
Apply now! The application deadline is 10th February 2017.
For further information on the PhD Program, and to apply through the online system please refer to our website: