General Information

We are a dynamic group and always expanding. There are various opportunities for people, who are interested in joining our group, no matter the stage of their academic career. You are looking for a place to work on your Bachelor’s thesis or Master’s thesis, a Ph.D. project, or postdoc research? Then the TWIST group might be the right place for you!

If you are interested in a position, please complete the application form and include it in your application along with all other requested documents.

Available Positions


Ph.D. and Postdoc

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d, Nr. 832-23)

PhD Position (f/m/d, Nr. 642-23) - Application Deadline extended

Note that as long as the positions are stated here, they are valid, even if the date on the document is expired.

Student Assistant

Student Assistant (f/m/d, Nr.8927).         

Funding options

  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Numerous types of scholarships are available for students and researchers

  • Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation: Postdoctoral and experienced researchers can apply for research fellowships hosted at the TWIST group

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: research fellowship programme for postdocs

  • Walter and Sibylle Kalkhof-Rose Foundation: Supervising Professors an apply for support for their Phd Candidates. Scholarship covers living costs (1.300 Euro monthly for the duration of one year). Research grants are also possible, but are only an exception to the rule.

  • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes: PhD students can apply for the the scholarship, application for undergraduate students can be found here. Applicants can be german students studying at a german or European University (swiss Universities included) or European students studying at a german University.

More opportunities to pursue research in Germany can be found here.

Fulbright Germany

Possibilities to attend universities abroad of Germany

Fulbright Doctoral Program for German Junior Scientists: staying one semester in the USA as a PhD student, for further information please click here (Application deadlines: March 15th for the beginning of stay in October of the current year and September 15th for the beginning of stay in April of the following year)