Pers�nlicher Status und Werkzeuge


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We want you!

We are continously refreshing our team namely within the group of PhD students. Currently open positions in forthcoming projects are listed here. Our definitive position advertisements are seen at (search this site for "Technische Mikrobiologie Weihenstephan")

Some position descriptions are in German. This is indicative for the German communication skills beeing required/advantageous in industrial cooperations/steering committees in these projects.

Also, spontaneous applications are welcome if you feel attracted by our approach to science or by a specific topic. We always have some project applications pending, which are not yet listed here, but may soon be granted.

All applications must be sent to

e-mail secretariat

to the attention of Prof. Dr. Rudi F. Vogel.

Typical (PhD) applications must contain a curriculum vitae, recent foto, full record of your education/scientific career including certificates and list of topics and marks obtaind in the courses taken, two referees who may be contacted (email/phone numbers), contact information (email, cell phone), and special interests/skills. Tell us why you feel that you are the most suitable candidate for this position.

For more information on a specific project do not hesitate to contact us. For previous work in a respective area check out an overview on some of our publications here.


Two PhD positions are open starting March 2018 in a forthcoming project on "Exploitation of natural microbial diversity for the establishment of stable consortia in sourdoughs".

Tentative titles of PhD theses within this project are in the area of "Origin, dynamics and interaction of sourdough microbiota (lactic acid bacteria and yeasts) and triggers for stable consortia".

Successful candidates should have a excellent background in microbial physiology, biochemistry and/or molecular biology/bioinformatics. Our money giving parties expect written reports in fluent German.

Two PhD positions are open tentatively starting April 2018 in a forthcoming project on "Development of diagnostic and technological strategies for the reduction of gushing in champagne and sparkling wine".

More open PhD positions coming later in 2018 - inquire.