Application for 2023

If you are interested to apply for the iSTAR program, please contact Sonja Hiekmann via

Please follow the link below for further information.

iSTAR Application

iSTAR Annual Retreat 2023

The iSTAR Annual Retreat took place at the Elsa Brändström Haus in September 2023.

iSTAR Retreat 2024

iSTAR Annual Retreat 2022

The first iSTAR Annual Retreat took place at the Dorint Hotel Hamburg Eppendorf on Tuesday, 4th of October 2022.

iSTAR retreat 2022

iSTAR Newsletter

ACS programs in Germany funded by the BMBF

CAMINO Advanced Clinician Scientist Program (Dresden)

Dear Clinician Scientists,

The 3rd call for applications for the BMBF-funded Advanced Clinician Scientist Program CAMINO (Career Advancements in MultIdimeNsional TumOr Targeting) at the Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus of TU Dresden is now open. If you are a Clinician Scientist with an established research profile in translational oncology, we look forward to receiving your application!

We are looking for: An advanced medical doctor - with completed specialized medical training (Facharzt) and habilitation (or habilitation equivalent) - with an established independent research profile - with a proven track record of outstanding research performance and expertise in an area relevant to the CAMINO Research Pipelines

CAMINO offers - a Clinician Scientist position for up to 6 years with 50% protected research time and funding for personnel, consumables, travel and animal costs (up to €130,000 per year in total) - mentoring and career training opportunities - the chance to form research alliances with experts on campus - the option for two Advanced Clinician Scientists from the same institution/specialisation to apply as a tandem - retreats, symposia and meet-ups for interaction and networking in the Dresden biomedical campus

Application deadline is the 15.07.2024.

The official job advertisement can be found here .

Further information on the program or the application process can be found on the CAMINO website or by contacting the program coordinator Dr. Satu Kujawski (

ACCENT Advanced Clinician Scientist Program (Bonn)

The University Clinic in Bonn is recruiting Advanced Clinician Scientists to the ACCENT Program.

For information on the ACCENT program, visit the official website .

For more information on applying to the ACCENT program, click here .