GRK 2154 - Materials for Brain

Open position in the Research Training Group 2154


Announcement of PhD-positions for spring 2020

From 1st April 2020, the Research Training Group 2154 “Materials for Brain” will have 11 PhD-positions available.

The positions will be open for excellent and highly motivated candidates with interest in materials science and medicine and having a MSc degree or equivalent (e.g. diploma) in materials science, biology, molecular life science, neuroscience, medicine, (bio)chemistry, (bio)physics or related disciplines.

The research groups are located at the University of Kiel and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht with state-of-the-art research facilities including a clean room, high-field human and animal MRI scanners, microscopy, EEG/electrophysiology, cell culture and corrosion laboratories.

The PhD-positions will be awarded for three years. The salary will be according to the German civil service pay scale TV-L 13, 75%.

The call for applications will go online in the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Please visit this web site for news and details on the application process regarding the PhD-positions for April 2020.
For more information on the current projects, please visit on our web site Projects and Doctoral Researchers.



There are opportunities to carry out a Bachelor thesis, Master thesis Link or Dr. med. thesis in one of the participating groups. Please contact the GRK office or the Principal Investigators, if you are interested. 

There are also opportunities for student research assistants (HIWIs). Please contact the GRK office or the Principal Investigators, if you are interested.