Applicants must hold a master's degree or equivalent in life sciences, mathematics, physics or computer sciences. It is not necessary to have the degree at the time of the application but the degree should be awarded by the time of enrollment into the PhD program. The PhD position is offered for 3 years, according to German TVE13 scale (65% employment).



Applications will be carefully reviewed by faculty members of CSB and successful candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an interview.


Invited PhD candidates are asked to prepare a 10-minute oral presentation about their academic background and scientific goals in Berlin. Additionally, they should prepare a poster about their previous scientific work.