How to Apply

Important Dates:

3 March 2019: Application deadline

Until 22 March 2019: 1st notification of applicants

Until 12 April 2019: On-site assessment of selected candidates in Tübingen

Until 30 April 2019: Final notification of candidates

1 July 2019: Start of the PhD program in Tübingen

Further information:

Doctoral researchers will be appointed on the basis of specifically defined research projects (P1 to P9). The recruitment process will be managed by a Trainee Selection Committee involving the PIs in Tübingen and the Boston co-mentors. Applicants will be evaluated based on academic records and prior research experience. The best applicants will be invited for personal interview to Tübingen. Among the selection criteria are the applicant's practical and theoretical skills, work ethics, social competence, capacity and enthusiasm to undertake the training activities, and the expected impact of the GRK on their future career in academia or industry.