Having finished your MSc. in Life Sciences?
Looking for a top PhD position in Switzerland?
Six good reasons to join the Life Science Zurich Graduate School
of the University Zurich & ETH Zurich!
The Life Science Zurich Graduate School consists of 17 highly competitive Ph.D. programs, run jointly by the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich.
We aim to attract to Zurich the most promising young scientists from across the world. Our programs offer a comprehensive and challenging Ph.D. education that allows our students to develop into tomorrow's leaders in life science research.
As a PhD student at our Graduate School you will receive an employment contract, including accident and unemployment insurances. The salary is generous compared to international standards and allows a comfortable living in Zurich. You benefit from a strong curriculum with scientific and transferable skills courses.
You are part of a clear mentoring system led by top scientists. Defined contact persons and helpful program coordinators put all their effort into supporting you during your PhD studies. You will also have lots of social activities including career events to choose between for building your network and finding friends.
If you come to Zurich you will be part of a very international environment with over 50 nationalities represented among the 1600 students and around 500 group leaders. You will benefit of many aspects of students’ life as ETH and University of Zurich such as student bars, students housing and around 120 different sports on offer by the Academic Sports Association Zurich (ASVZ).
Zurich is somewhat of a Life Science hotspot. Thanks to its combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurship and innovation, financial strength and very good accessibility, Zurich is one of the leading centers in the life sciences in Europe.
Zurich is also a “little big city” where English is an everyday language. We think it’s a very attractive place to work and live in. It’s close to spectacular landscapes and has a wide choice of cultural activities. You reach the airport within 20 minutes from the city center.
Find out more about our Graduate School on our websites. You are welcome to register and apply online for our two yearly application deadlines, 1 December and 1 July. Be invited to our interviews in February and September and find your research group that meets your skills and interests!Continue reading
|Title||PhD studies in 17 different PhD programs|
|Employer||University of Zurich|
|Job location||Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zurich|
|Published||November 6, 2019|
|Application deadline||December 1, 2019|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Ecology,   Neuropsychology,   Ethics,   Biostatistics,   Politics,   Neuroscience,   Biomedicine,   Cancer Research,   Clinical Sciences,    and 22 more. Botany and plant science,   Biochemistry,   Bioinformatics,   Structural Biology,   Molecular Biology,   Microbiology,   Immunology,   Genetics,   Epidemiology,   Cell Biology,   Evolutionary Biology,   Systems Biology,   Chemical Biology,   Property Law,   Forensic Science,   Pharmacy & Pharmacology,   Rehabilitation Medicine,   Public Policy,   Science, Technology and Environmental Politics,   Computational Biology,   Developmental Biology,   Molecular Medicine  |