Call for applications to international DZD Post Doc program

Call for applications to international DZD Post Doc program -

The German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), that recently established at Diabetes Post Doc program for early-career scientists up to 2 years after graduation, calls for applications with deadline July 31, 2017. Talented Post Docs, who are accepted, will receive 2-year fully funded postdoctoral positions at one of the renowned institutes of the German Center for Diabetes Research.


A broad variety of topics is offered: Beta cell research – Energy metabolism – Diabetes related comorbidity and complications (mechanisms behind; epidemiological approach, biomarkers) – Large animal models

Here you will find an overview of available translational diabetes research subjects at the different partner institutes.

You can apply for Post Doc positions starting January 2018 at the partner institutes in:

  • Dresden: Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at the University Medical Center Carl Gustav Carus Dresden (IPI)
  • Düsseldorf: German Diabetes Center (DDZ)
  • Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Medical Center
  • Munich: Gene Center Munich at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)
  • Munich: Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)


Applications for the available research subjects are welcome from highly qualified and motivated early-career scientists of all nationalities, who have received a doctoral degree in biological sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics, physics, mathematics, veterinary or human medicine or related life sciences within the last two years, or who will receive their doctoral degree by the start of the program. 

Accepted applicants will be employed by the respective institute.

Only complete applications submitted via an online application portal are accepted. Please follow the link according to the research subject. The respective institute will get in contact with you.


Post Doc positions 2018/19 
Application callApril 1, 2017
Application deadlineJuly 31, 2017
Start of Post DocBetween January and March 2018


For more information please go to the DZD website: