Application Requirements

The online application system will be open from 01 - 23 July 2017. To apply, please refer to our career section [Link]

Applications are accepted from scientists after their doctoral degree (or planned graduation until December 2017), but only if they have not yet worked as a scientist (PhD, postdoc, guest researcher) in the lab they apply for. The minimum requirement for an application is one first author publication.

Before starting the online application, please select carefully the CellNetworks lab(s) you want to apply for. It is an indispensable prerequisite of your application to contact the project leader(s) in advance to present and discuss your project proposal. After the call is closed, the project leader(s) will be asked for his/her approval of your application.


All CellNetworks members can be found in our Members & Contact list [here] or through our Research Areas [here].


To participate in the program, it is mandatory to chat with your proposed host lab head before submitting an application.

To submit your application in the online system, please provide

•          the certificate of your last degree (Diploma, PhD or  equivalent)

•          a list of publications

•          two reference addresses

•          your draft project proposal of 1-2 pages


If you want to apply for an interdisciplinary project, please name the cooperation partner in your proposal.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the CellNetworks Project Management Office cellnetworks [ aT ] or +49 (0) 6221-54 51201.


Please note: To avoid that request mails for your reference letters get lost, please inform your referees that they will receive a request e-mail which is automatically generated by the application system. The sender will be: jobs-cellnetworks [ aT ]