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Application and selection

PhD student positions

salary grade: TVL-E13 / 65%

1 open PhD position

The GRK2162 offers a PhD position in the working group of Prof. Linker in the Department of Neurology of the University Hospital Erlangen.

You would be able to investigate the role of the neurodevelopmental transcription factors Sox8 and Sox10 in susceptibility and repair in demyelinating diseases. Please find more information about the project here.

Start: as soon as possible


Who we look for:

highly motivated applicants

  • with an excellent M.Sc. or equivalent degree in (neuro-)biology, biochemistry or related areas,
  • with a strong interest in basic and translational neurobiology and
  • with strong team working abilities
  • who are willing to contribute their ideas to our interdisciplinary group.


How to Apply

A) Please submit as a single pdf file:
(1) Letter of motivation
(2) Curriculum vitae
(3) Transcript of Records
(4) Summary of Research Experience and Master Project
(5) List of publications
(6) Names of two potential supervisors
B) Two letters of reference:
to be sent directly by the referees to; subject: GRK2162-PhDstudent/YOUR NAME

Please submit applications in a single pdf file via email to



Candidates will be preselected via Skype interviews and will subsequently be invited for on-site interviews by the RTG faculty, presentation of their scientific work, and visit of the RTG laboratories.


3 MD thesis stipends

Are you a highly motivated medical student interested in performing your thesis in one of the GRK2162 labs?

Then find your favorite working group (“research projects“), ask for an open position and apply with your future supervisor for one of the three 7 months stipends which are available in 2017.


How to Apply

Please submit as a single pdf file via email to
(1) Letter of motivation
(2) Curriculum vitae
(3) Transcript of Records
(4) Project Description (approx. 1p)
(5) List of publications (if available)

There will be an interview after the pre-selection process.