The Division Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors is constantly seeking highly motivated PhD or Masters/Diploma students with interest in epigenetics and DNA methylation. We are offering excellent working conditions in a dynamic international group of scientists. We employ cutting edge technologies for DNA methylation analyses at a genome-wide and candidate gene approach. Funding may be available for specific research projects. Please submit your full applications at any time.


Short-term guest scientist visits are also welcome.

Please contact us for further information.  

Current open positions

PhD fellowships

The DKFZ International PhD Program of the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research offers 36 fellowships each year. The next application deadline is January 5,  2017 (winter selection).

Postdoctoral fellowships

The DKFZ Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is intended to recruit highly talented and motivated young scientist to the Cancer Center. This Program provides interdisciplinary training and research opportunities in state-of-the-art research facilities for scientists, no longer than 2 years past graduation, who wish to work at the forefront of cancer research in any of basic or translational research labs.

The next deadline for application is July 31st, 2016.

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