German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Industry sector:Research
Locations:Heidelberg, Germany
Date of foundation:1964
Number of employees:3200
The company:The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is the largest biomedical research institute in Germany and a member of the Helmholtz
Association. In over 100 divisions and research groups, more than 3.200 employees are investigating the causes and mechanisms of
cancer and develop new tools for cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The DKFZ has an international and dynamic work environment and provides access to state-of-the-art research facilities. Attractive
perspectives for researchers are offered at all stages of their career, and DKFZ employees benefit from coaching, workshops and
networking opportunities coordinated by the DKFZ Career Service.
Area of expertise:Biochemistry, biological sciences, biotechnology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, informatics, medicine, physics
Desired qualifications:PostDoc, PhD, master, bachelor
Career opportunities:Postdoc & direct entry
Contact:The DKFZ International PhD Program ( welcomes any
enquiries and can forward you to the relevant contact persons.For
enquiries about the International Postdoc Program ( or the Clinician Scientist Program (
you may contact the programs directly.