PhD Positions in Mitochondrial Genetics and Disorders, Germany

Hector Fellow Academy is looking for highly motivated candidates to apply for doctoral positions in Germany. The scholarship is open for the academic year 2021/2022.

The main objective of this funding opportunity is to encourage outstanding students who wish to pursue a doctoral program at Hector Fellow Academy.

The Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) is a young academy of sciences that provides a platform for interdisciplinary collaboration with outstanding researchers. It provides a place for networking, interdisciplinary exchange, and mutual inspiration for the winners of the Héctor de Ciencias Prize.

Why study at Hector Fellow Academy? Here, students are offered a forum for networking, interdisciplinary exchange, and shared motivation for the winners of the Héctor de Ciencias Prize. In addition, the Academy supports young talented researchers.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Hector Fellow Academy
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic
  • The award can be taken in Germany


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from Germany.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Ph.D. degree in single-cell genomic approaches to study mitochondrial genetics and disorders.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Must have life sciences, computational biology, method creation, and/or translational research are all areas of strong interest.
  • Must have a master’s degree in computer science, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, engineering, math, physics, genetics, medicine, or a related field is required.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must take admission to the Ph.D. degree program at the university. After that, students are required to apply via the online application portal.
  • Supporting Documents: Students must provide the following documents:
  • Ph.D. Research Proposal / Letter of Motivation
  • Must prepare a work schedule and timeline for your doctoral thesis on 1-2 pages
  • Must write a summary of your planned research (max. 1,500 characters, incl. spaces)
  • Name and Contact Information from two References.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Summary of the Master Thesis
  • Copy of Degree Certificates
  • Optionally a passport-sized photograph.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must need to submit previous year’s degrees or certificates with good academic results.
  • Language Requirement: Students whose first language is not English are required to have an appropriate score in an approved examination in the English language (such as IELTS) before they can register on an academic course.


Hector Fellow Academy will provide a salary as an award to the worthy and qualified students who want to study in Germany.

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