mardi 25 janvier 2011

Two PhDs: Functional genomics and behaviour of ants, Regensburg

Two PhD positions (TVL-13/2)available from summer 2011 for 3 years for research on functional genomics and behavior of ants at LS Biologie I, Universität Regensburg, Germany (

Applicants need to hold a diploma or MSc degree in biology, biochemistry or bioinformatics and should have solid experience with molecular / genomic / bioinformatic methodology and /or behavioral analyses.

Working language at Biologie I is English, but proficiency in German language would be helpful, as all doctoral students are supposed to take part in supervising students during internships and seminars.

Doctoral students will have to enrol in Regensburg International Graduate School of Life Sciences, RIGeL ( RIGeL offers a well-structured PhD program designed to train its students in scientific methodology and thinking. At the same time it wants to help them in developing soft skills like self-confidence, discipline, tolerance, team orientation, flexibility, and responsibility.

Please send your CV, a one page motivation letter, and one or two letters of support from previous supervisors by February 28, 2011 by mail or e-mail to:
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze
Biologie I
Universität Regensburg
93040 Regensburg, Germany