Connecting European Neuroscience

Ph.D. Student in Goettingen/Germany

17 June 2020

Ph.D. Student in Goettingen/Germany

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The Löwel-lab investigates sensory processing and neuronal plasticity in the visual cortex of mice raised in varying environments and/or with modified synaptic proteins. Candidates with experience in 2-photon imaging and/or multielectrode electrophysiology in vivo and sound programming skills (e.g. Matlab) are preferred. Enthusiasm and fundamental interest in basic neuroscience research is a must. We offer a stimulating scientific environment in a dynamic, young and interdisciplinary and international team and state-of-the-art facilities. We guarantee extensive and individual training. The ideal applicant should hold a Master in Neuroscience/computational neuroscience or equivalent.
The position is available immediately and with the opportunity to obtain one’s doctorate. Salary and working hours will be according to the German grade 13 TV-L (65%, currently 25.87 hours per week).
The Göttingen Campus is a leading center of neuroscience in Europe hosting numerous internationally renowned research institutions, including the University and its Medical Center, the three life science Max Planck Institutes, the European Neuroscience Institute, the German Primate Center, and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) Göttingen.
The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

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Employment start date:
Contract length:
3 +1 years
University of Goettingen
Department of Systems Neuroscience

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Siegrid Löwel
Von-Siebold-Str. 6

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