1 September, 2017



(Fully Funded)


ELBE PHD fellowship

At the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, we exclusively recruit PhD students through the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology (IMPRS-CellDevoSys). Direct applications to group leaders are not accepted. The IMPRS-CellDevoSys is a world-leading PhD Program that integrates Biology, Physics, and Computational Biology and has a strong commitment to training the future leaders in science. We invite applicants from Cell and Developmental Biology, Computer Science, Computational Science, (Applied) Mathematics, and Physics.

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In addition to postdoc openings in individual research groups, the ELBE Postdoctoral Program offers fully funded Fellowships on a competitive basis. We seek strong postdoctoral researchers with backgrounds in Computational Biology, Theoretical Physics, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Cell and Developmental Biology and a strong interest to work in the cross-disciplinary environment of the CSBD. ELBE Fellows are independent and are affiliated with two research groups of their choice from different disciplines. The appointment is typically for two years with the possibility of a one-year extension to three years in total. Extensions beyond three years are not possible.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

EgyptSyira Iraq PalestineJordanLebanon Tunisia AlgeriaMoroccoSudan LibyaSaudi-Arabia UAE Kuwait Qatar BahrainOmanYemenSomaliaDjiboutiMauritaniaTurkey Iran CyprusComorosAll world Countries

Program Period

 Two years with the possibility of a One-year extension to Three years in total

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The fellowship is fully funded ;and covers all tuition cost for the program

How to Apply

To apply, please fill the online application form  and upload a single pdf file containing:

  • a cover letter,
  • CV,
  • publication list,
  • a summary of previous research (max. 1 page) and
  • a concisely worded research statement of the proposed work during your stay at CSBD (1-2 pages), preferably oriented towards the mission and interests of the Center.

Please also arrange for two confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted online.

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