Doctorates in natural sciences


Head of Institute:
Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Überla

GRK2504 offers 15 positions for doctoral candidates (Dr. rer. nat.) that are available from 01.10.2019. The positions include the 3-year training programme and experimental work on one of the described research projects (except B7).

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for project C3 (Dr. Marco Thomas & Prof. Dr. Thomas Winkler):

Project C3 entitled “Protection from cytomegalovirus infection by antibodies" is looking for a highly motivated graduate student holding an excellent master’s degree in life sciences, preferentially with experience in immunology and infectious diseases. Enthusiasm for the research topics, a strong interest in translational aspects, and an intrinsic motivation for the training programme are expected.

Please submit your application including the following documents to

  1. GRK2504 application form, completely filled
  2. your application document as single PDF file (lastname_firstname.pdf) including

    • Cover letter / letter of motivation
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Transcript of records
    • Summary of research experience and/or master thesis
    • List of publications (if applicable)
    • Two letters of reference or phone numbers and e-mail addresses of two individuals that agreed to serve as referee

This call is open until the position is filled.

Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Überla
phone: +49 9131 85-23563
fax: +49 9131 85-22101
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Dr. rer. nat. Simone Reiprich
phone: +49 9131 85-43650
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Karin Ertl
phone: +49 9131 85-25975
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