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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

2 PhD positions at the interface of microbiology, advanced microscopy and AI at University of Würzburg, Germany

The Nanoscale Bacteriology Lab in the Rudolf Virchow Center for Center for Integrative and Translational Bioimaging at the University of Würzburg, Germany, invites applications for

2 Fully funded PhD positions at the interface of microbiology, advanced microscopy and AI.

The Nanoscale Bacteriology Lab at the Rudolf Virchow Center, University of Würzburg, Germany, invites you to be a part of groundbreaking research that combines microbiology, advanced microscopy, and artificial intelligence. We have two PhD positions available, sponsored by the Bavarian Distinguished Professorship Programme, with a focus on deciphering bacterial organization and the mechanism of antibiotics. If you have a fervor for fundamental research and a background in life sciences, this is a unique chance to contribute to state-of-the-art scientific investigations.


Qualification profile:

As a PhD applicant you have completed a university degree (Diploma, MSc, or equivalent) in life sciences or related fields.

Essential qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for science/basic research

  • A strong background in the field of life sciences

  • Experience in microbiology, molecular biology or microscopy

  • Excellent team spirit

  • A good command of English as you will be working in an international team.

Optional qualifications

  • Experience in super-resolution microscopy

  • Experience in programming or advanced image analysis

  • Experience in biochemistry


Application procedure:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents as a single PDF file (not exceeding 10 MB) via email to (

  • Cover letter.

  • Detailed CV (2 pages max).

  • Summary of past research projects with publications (3 pages max).

  • Copies of certificates.

  • Contact information of two referees.

Alternatively, hard copies of application documents can be sent to:


Universität Würzburg

z.H. Sabine Sattler

Josef-Schneider-Str. 2/ Haus D15

97080 Würzburg


Application deadline: 31st of May 2024


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