Connecting European Neuroscience

Ph.D. Student in Marburg/Germany

24 July 2020

Ph.D. Student in Marburg/Germany

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The research group for Applied Physics and Neurophysics of Frank Bremmer at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany, is currently accepting applications for a Research Assistant (Doctoral candidate)
in the framework of the International Research Training Group (IRTG) The Brain in Action, funded by the German Research Foundation.
Salary and benefits are according to a public service position in Germany (65% TV-H E 13). The position is to be staffed starting 01 September 2020 or soon thereafter over a maximum period of up to 3 years.
The IRTG is a joint doctoral program of two German (Marburg and Giessen) and three Canadian Universities: Queen’s University, Western University, and York University. The announced position is to be filled in Marburg in the lab of Frank Bremmer.
A significant part of the research project (obligatory: 6 to 12 months) will be performed at the partner sites in Canada. Doctoral candidates of the IRTG attend a structured doctoral program and are jointly supervised by German and Canadian researchers. Research of this position will focus on sensorimotor processing in humans and non-human primates (NHPs). We apply a variety of research methods, such as tracking of eye- and head-movements, neurophysiology, EEG or computational approaches. Further information can be found here: and
A completed academic degree (diploma, master or equivalent) in the field of biomedical, or life and natural sciences including psychology is required. Experience in MATLAB programming is expected, experience in NHP-neurophysiology and/or machine learning is a plus.
Please send your application (including a statement of purpose, no longer than three pages), CV, two recent letters of reference, copies of earned degrees including copy of higher education entrance qualification with the registration number fb13-0021-wmz-2020 by August 7th, 2020, as a single pdf-document to

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3 years
University of Marburg
Dept. Neurophysics

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Frank Bremmer
Karl-von-Frisch Str. 8a

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