MSC Postdoctoral Fellowships in cancer research in Germany

The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Candidatos / Beca
Del 10/04/2024 al 13/05/2024
24 months
Información de la oferta

The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is looking for excellent postdocs in all areas of cancer research. Check out these 29 projects for the Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships 2024, combined with a comprehensive package of support actions. Apply by 13 May 2024

Descripción de la oferta

Do you want to do excellent research supported by one of the most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships in Europe? Do you want to work at a leading research institution with colleagues from all over the world? Do you want to be mentored by world-class scientists? DKFZ Marie Curie MasterClasses support you achieving it.

The DKFZ offers 29 places to apply for the Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSC-PF) 2024 with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) as host institution and combine it with appropriate support actions to increase your success chances. Projects are available in all areas of cancer research and are located in Heidelberg/Mannheim, Dresden, Mainz and Munich.

Available cancer research areas include:

Cancer biomarkers
Cancer immunology
Cell and molecular biology
Imaging and radio oncology
Machine learning and artificial intelligence
Medical physics
Structural biology

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSC-PF) are granted by the European Commission and fund postdoctoral research projects for up to 24 months.

Benefits include:

Postdoc salary including social security contributions and health insurance.
Family allowance.
Budget for research, training and networking.
Access to a worldwide network of fellows and alumni.

Perfil buscado

To be eligible for the call 2024 of the MSC-PF you:

Need to hold a PhD degree. Your thesis must be defended before September 11, 2024.
Must have a maximum of 8 years of postdoctoral research experience from the date of defense of your PhD and until September 11, 2024. Career breaks (parental leave, military service, work outside research, etc.) do not count towards the amount of research experience.
Must not have resided or worked in Germany for more than 12 months in the 36 months immediately before the September 11, 2024.

Presentación de solicitudes

Send us via email ( by May 13, 2024:

Form: “Registration as pre-candidate for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSC-PF, Call 2024)”. In this form, you can indicate up to three possible DKFZ Principal Investigators you would like to work with.
CV including list of publications (max. 3 pages) – at least one publication as first author (or shared first authorship) is required to be considered for the fellowship.
Motivation letter (max. 1 page): tell us about your research interests and career plans. Why would these three principal investigators be a good match for you? What can you bring to their groups?

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