Website Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry/Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

The new Research Training Group (RTG) 2498 offers 11 PhD positions at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the associated Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) Halle, beginning July 1st, 2019. The salary is in accordance with the German public service salary scale (65% E13 TV-L) for up to three years.

The RTG 2498 is a structured PhD program focusing on plant cellular processes involving more than one organelle. It comprises 11 related research projects investigating functional links of plastids, nuclei and selected other cell compartments to address the fundamental question of how plant organelles communicate and dynamically associate depending on changing cellular requirements. Detailed information on the individual research projects is available at

Please submit your application using our online form. Important: Please name your preferences of up to three PhD projects. Besides completing our online form, please also upload a single PDF file containing a motivation letter, your CV, transcript of records, academic degrees, an abstract of your master thesis, two references, and a certificate of English language proficiency.

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