Job:Carry out your own PhD project! - In Single Cell Genomics and Mitochondrial Genetics
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The Hector Fellow Academy offers you the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under supervision of Dr. Dr. Leif S. Ludwig. He is a Hector Research Career Development Awardee working at the interface of biology and medicine. He specializes in the development and application of single cell multi-omic applications to study stem cells in hematology, immunology and oncology and how genetic variation and mutations in our mitochondrial genomes contribute to human diseases.

Keywords Single cell multi-omics, mitochondrial genetics, mitochondrial disease, hematology, immunology

Entry requirements Strong interest in life sciences, computational biology, method development and/or translational research. Master degree in computer science, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, biology, (molecular) medicine or a related field. Expertise and interest to work computationally and/or experimentally, in particular with (single cell) sequencing data. Projects can be tailored accordingly. We in particular encourage applications from students with a computational background. Strong motivation to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary research team. Very good language and communication skills in English.

Lab Location Berlin Institute of Medical Systems Biology, Hannoversche Str. 28, 10115 Berlin

Starting date Between August and December 2021

Funding limited to 3 years

How to apply Please apply via the HFA application portal.

The Hector Research Career Development Awardees will arrange interviews (via skype or if feasible in-person) with the most promising applicants. The final candidates will be invited for a personal presentation on July 8, 2021 in Bremen (Germany). The final decisions will be announced by August 2021.

Application Deadline March 31st, 2021

Enquiries For questions related to making your application, please contact Hector Fellow Academy Office: or

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Dear all,

we are pleased to inform you that the application deadline for all doctoral positions at the Hector Fellow Academy has been extended by two weeks.

The new application deadline for all PhD positions is April 15th, 2021.

Further information on PhD and funding at the Hector Fellow Academy can be found on our website at:

Applications can be submitted via the following application portal:

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

With best regards


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