Lisbon Biomedical and Clinical Research (LisbonBioMed) International PhD Program at iMM

A Stronger Biomedical Research for a Better Future

Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) is now accepting applications for the 2018 class of the International PhD Program: Lisbon Biomedical and Clinical Research PhD Program (LisbonBioMed). We seek applicants who are passionate about the intersection of basic and clinical sciences, and aspire to impact 21st century biomedical research by answering questions leading to improved treatment, prevention and diagnosis of disease.


This international Program normally recruits 7-15 new PhD students each year. Successful candidates will demonstrate scientific curiosity, determination to approach intellectual challenges, motivation to learn new skills and to develop novel ways towards understanding human health and disease.

Each LisbonBioMed PhD student will be offered:

- privileged education at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM), a leading European biomedical research Institute;
- tailor-made curricular offer; following a common training module, courses are selected according to a personal development plan;
- possibility to spend between 3 and 12 months outside Portugal in a top-level research institution to develop the research project;

The application deadline is March 12th, 2017.

To apply, candidates need to provide the following elements by email to:

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1. Curriculum Vitae, including a list of academic degrees, classifications, and description of previous professional experience.

2. Motivation Letter.

3. Names, contacts and description of academic/professional tie to the candidate of 2 references. These will be contacted directly by LisbonBioMed to provide their letters of reference.