The DKFZ in Heidelberg belongs to the leading Cancer Research Centers worldwide and invites applications for ten two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships. We are seeking highly motivated applicants interested in cancer research to work in one of over 100 DKFZ research divisions and groups. As Germany’s largest biomedical research institute, the Center offers exciting opportunities for postdocs in basic, computational, epidemiological, and translational cancer research. Located on the biomedical campus of Heidelberg University, in close vicinity to other top research institutions, DKFZ provides an interdisciplinary working environment that builds on scientific exchange and excellence.


  • Join our large international community of postdoctoral researchers
  • Make use of state-of-the-art research facilities and infrastructure
  • Full access to all services of the DKFZ International Postdoc Program
  • Manage your professional development with tailored courses and career support
  • Share ideas and meet colleagues in the active DKFZ Postdoc Network

Submit your complete application (in English) as a PDF file to: Deadline: September 15, 2017

The application document should comprise your curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research interests, a copy of latest degree certificate and two letters of recommendation.

Further information and eligibility criteria:

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