The graduate school "Digital Infrastructure in the Life Sciences" (DILS) of the newly established the "Bielefeld Institute for Bioinformatics Infrastructure" (BIBI) at Bielefeld University, Germany, offers four PhD positions (3 years, 100% TV-L E13) starting October 2019.
The institute's research program focuses on scientific and service aspects in the area of bioinformatics infrastructure in close cooperation with the "German Network for Bioinformatic Infrastructure" (de.NBI) as well as the "Information Centre for Life Sciences" (ZB MED).
The qualification program of the DILS graduate school includes a joint research program, dedicated courses, workshops, retreats, etc.
Candidates must demonstrate broad background in the interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics in general and deep knowledge in the area they apply for (see project descriptions for detailed requirements). Good communication skills and knowledge of the English language is required, whereas German is not necessary.
The application deadline was July 31st.
Shortly after the deadline, the most promising candidates will be invited to an application workshop, taking place at Bielefeld University early September.
Within the general scope of the program, we offer several specific PhD projects you can apply for. Please choose one or two projects of your interest and mention them in your motivation letter. For the description of the projects including prospective supervisors, follow this link.
Do not send any documents other than the required ones. Include English or German translations of all official documents, in case the documents are neither in English nor German. (For the selection procedure, the translations do not need to be certified. In case you are selected for a position, you will have to provide certified translations.)
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