The special research programme SFB-JakStat offers PhD positions! Starting date as soon as possible...

The JAK-STAT signaling pathway is central in cellular homeostasis and development and controls inflammation, infection and cancer. The group’s mission is to pave the way for novel therapeutic possibilities, especially with regard to personalized medicine. Through the available resources and the support and training by the faculty, the PhD students will have the freedom to perform cutting edge research to address key biomedical questions. 

The SFB ( provides a productive, tightly interconnected network for the long-term and interdisciplinary investigation of complex topics an offers PhD positions in the groups of Thomas Decker, Richard Moriggl and Mathias Müller

PhD positions are open to students who hold a Master’s degree or equivalent (four years BSc Honors with thesis) in biosciences, biochemistry, or related fields. Given the importance of analysing large datasets in all projects, basic knowledge of computational biology and statistics are highly desirable. Salary according to FWF regulations. 

Please send your application including a motivation letter, a CV, certificates, and names and addresses of 2-3 references (including telephone number and e-mail address) or letters of recommendation until July 16th by e-mail to:

thomas.decker [AT] [DOT] at