PhD studentship in the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research

Reference number 27/2018
The Department of Developmental Genetics (Prof Dr. Didier Stainier), Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (Bad Nauheim; near Frankfurt, Germany) has openings for 2 PhD students interested in working on the vascular control of cardiac
regeneration in zebrafish.

As part of the recently founded Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1366, we are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated PhD students to work on cardiac regeneration in zebrafish with a particular focus on the cardiac endothelium as a source of pro-regenerative cues. The positions are available from January 2019.

Applicants should have training in vascular biology, molecular biology, cell biology, or related fields. Suitable candidates should be enthusiastic about regenerative and vascular biology. Previous research experience with zebrafish, molecular biology, and/or heart regeneration is preferred.

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim is an interdisciplinary research institution with international flair. Our researchers have the opportunity to work on various model systems by making use of the latest cutting-edge technologies. The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas in which they are under-represented. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. The Max
Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

Please submit the names and contact information for 2-3 references, a CV, and a short statement (2-pages max) of your research experience and interests via our online application portal:

Informal inquires can be sent to:

Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Department of Developmental Genetics
Ludwigstraße 43
61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany