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8 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Research

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)


Apply for a prestigious two-year


at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) 


The DKFZ in Heidelberg belongs to the leading Cancer Research Centers worldwide and invites applications for eight 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.


DKFZ is based in Heidelberg, one of Germany’s most beautiful towns. The city is home to a world-famous castle, romantic alleys in the old town and Germany’s oldest university. It is also known for its modern scientific and economic infrastructure of international acclaim and a very lively and multifaceted cultural scene. Heidelberg is cosmopolitan, friendly, people-oriented and vibrant university city and as such is said to be particularly attractive to families, students, academics and researchers.


  • Join our large international community of postdoctoral researchers
  • Make use of state-of-the-art research facilities and infrastructure
  • Full access to the DKFZ International Postdoc Program
  • Manage your own career development with training 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 via our online application portal.

Deadline: September 15, 2019

The application document (in English) should comprise your curriculum vitae, publication list, a one-page statement of research interests, a copy of the latest degree certificate and two letters of recommendation.
 Further information and eligibility criteria:

Location: Heidelberg - Germany
Salary: Competitive by national standards
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th July 2019
Closes: 15th September 2019
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