The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) recognizes the strong need for positions in which clinician scientists can develop their specific career profile. By offering research fellowships with dedicated research time, comprehensive training, and mentoring, the center will support you in acquiring broader research experience that will complement your clinical training.
The DKFZ Clinician Scientist Program fosters innovative translational research by strengthening the research profile of clinician scientists. The Program deepens the link between basic and clinical research, ensuring efficient transfer from bedside to bench and back.
The German Cancer Research Center aims to recruit highly talented physicians-in-training who wish to gain basic and translational cancer research experience in a world-class scientific setting. Research groups in DKFZ’s research programs provide access to cutting-edge research facilities and state-of-the-art labs.
More details about funding, duration, and the selection procedure can be found here.
The German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg is one of the world’s leading cancer research centers and is committed to strengthening the research profile of clinician scientists. Team up with a strong partner to support your translational research ambitions and take advantage of a broad range of opportunities to gain basic and translational cancer research experience in a world-class scientific setting.
When preparing your application, please compile the required documents in a single PDF document, which you will then upload during the online application process:
Applications must be submitted in English.
Candidates are encouraged to contact division heads and group leaders at the DKFZ Heidelberg before applying to discuss potential projects. Research profiles of host groups and project topics can be accessed here. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and additional groups will be added continuously.
Link to the ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL.
The application deadline is March 15th, 2019.