Austria: PhD Positions in Molecular Life Science at Vienna Biocenter PhD Program 2008

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Highly qualified applicants from all over the world are invited to
apply, provided that they are not older than 30 years. All applicants
must hold or anticipate receiving a university degree within the first
half of 2009. This university degree should qualify for the start of a
doctorate thesis in their home country and ideally should be equivalent
to a European university diploma / degree.

Reapplications will not be considered

Application forms can be downloaded directly from this website or are
available together with the relevant brochures from the address below.
Please complete the application form carefully and return it as soon as
possible to:
Prof. Dr. Andrea Barta
Vienna Biocenter
Dr. Bohr-Gasse 9/3
A-1030 Vienna, Austria
Fax: +43-1-4277-9616
or send an email to: PhD office phd-office [-a-t-]

Online Submission:
You can send us an online form by clicking here!
Note: Therefore you will need a letter of recommendation, which can be downloaded here.

Deadline for receipt of completed application is November 30, 2008.

Letter of recommendation:
In addition, we request letters of recommendation from two scientists
who are familiar with your academic work and who can judge your
potential as a PhD student. Please forward the enclosed letters to the
referees and ask them to send their letters of recommendation directly
to the dean of the PhD Programme. We can only accept recommendation
letters printed on the referee´s official paper and signed by the
referee. You can either send the letters directly to the dean´s address
above or email a scanned copy to the phd-office [-a-t-] The
student himself / herself is responsible for obtaining the letters and
should actively inquire with the respective referees whether the
letters have been sent.
Please note that we will be unable to process your application without
letters of recommendation. These letters are therefore an essential
part of your application, and it is your responsibility to ensure that
the referees write to us before November 30, 2008.

Selection procedure and admission:
Complete applications will be reviewed by a selection committee
consisting of group leaders of the Vienna Biocenter. The short-listed
candidates will receive invitations to visit the Vienna Biocenter for a
five-day period of interviews and information exchange. These
interviews will take place in January 2009. Travel expenses will be
reimbursed, and free accommodation will be provided. Offers of
admission will be made to the successful candidates at the end of the
interview period.

here to download the application package in RTF-Format (will open with
Microsoft Word) which includes the “covering letter”, the “application
form” and the “letter to referee”.

If you want to send the application form via e-mail to the PhD office,
make sure that your e-mail attachment is not larger than 1MByte! Please
do not forget to add your (own) e-mail address for replying you!


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