The Leibniz Graduate School on Aging and Age-Related Diseases (LGSA) is a joint program of the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) and the Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) in Jena. The School calls for applications for PhD positions available in summer 2022.
The Leibniz Graduate School on Aging and Age-Related Diseases (LGSA) belongs to the Leibniz Association - a non-university research organization equivalent to the Max Planck Society and the Helmholtz Association.
The Graduate School offers an international postgraduate program for students with excellent qualifications. The participating research groups work on Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Cancer Biology, Immunology and Neurobiology to investigate the multifaceted mechanisms that cause the development of age-related diseases and those that cause senescence and ageing.
Training and research within the PhD program is interdisciplinary. Lecture series, seminars, journal clubs and courses as well as train- ing in presentation skills and language classes complement the practical work. A thesis committee provides comprehensive support and the mentorship in the career development of the student. The program language is English.
Eligible are students that have obtained, or that will obtain within half a year, an academic degree comparable to the master degree or diploma in natural sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics, and Chemistry) with excellent marks.
Further information on the Leibniz Graduate School on Aging and Age Related Diseases (LGSA) can be found at https://lgsa.leibniz-fli.de/ .
For the first step please acquaint yourself with the research of the participating groups and with the application procedure on our website, fill in the application form in our online system.
Deadline for submission is May 25th, 2022.
Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute e.V. (FLI) Beutenbergstraße 11 D07745 Jena (Germany) Phone: #49(0)3641 656340