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PhD student position: Evolution and function of skin proteins

Molecular biology, Evolutionary biology
Medical University of Vienna
Closing Date


A PhD student position is available at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria. The position is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), project P32777. The aim of the PhD project is to determine the evolution and function of skin proteins. The results may have important implications in skin biology and medicine. We invite applications from highly motivated students with expertise in molecular phylogenetics and/or recombinant protein technologies.



MSc in biology, biochemistry or biotechnology

Enthusiam for science

Ability to work in an international and multidisciplinary team

Proficiency in written and spoken English


Please send your application including motivation letter, CV, and names and addresses of two referees in a single pdf file (maximum size 2 MB) to leopold.eckhart(at) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The latest start date is November 2020.


Main contact
Name: Assoc. Prof. Leopold Eckhart, PhD

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