The DFG/SFB TRR219 Consortium is offering:

postdoc positions / PhD positions / non-academic staff positions

For PhD students we offer:

- Enrolment in a PhD graduate school as integral part of our SFB/TRR219 Consortium as well as within the local PhD programs at the respective universities, offering an intensive and dedicated PhD training program

-  A highly dynamic research environment in an interdisciplinary clinical and basic research setting with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment

-  Intensive cooperations within the SFB/TRR219 Consortium


The RWTH Aachen University and Saarland University are certified as family-friendly universities. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across our Universities. The principles of fair and open competition apply.

We are specifically welcoming students for a bachelor and master thesis in our consortium. Also medical students are highly welcome to join our consortium for a medical dissertation (Dr. med.). An option for financial support may be available.

Interested candidates can contact the project leader of the projects of interest by email for more information and for sending their application including curriculum vitae, motivation letter and academic transcripts.

Currently following PhD student positions are available in the following groups:

AG Michael Lehrke (RWTH Aachen)

AG Christian Werner (Saarland University)

AG Claudia Goettsch (RWTH Aachen)

AG Dalia Alansary (Saarland University)