Job ID: 4361

Ph.D. Student in Magdeburg/Germany

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Contract Length: 3.5 years

City: Magdeburg

Country: Germany

Institution: Leibniz-Institute for Neurobiology

Department: Systems Physiology of Learning


We offer a fixed-term positions (3.5 years) with a salary of TV-L E13 (65%) commencing early 2021 until mid 2024 (part of the newly founded Magdeburger SFB consortium on “Neural resources of cognition”) and situated at the Leibniz-Institute for Neurobiology (LIN) in Magdeburg.
=== === The central aim of this project is to understand how prefrontal brain circuits allocate exploratory attentional resources in rodents. This project combines state-of-the-art in vivo recordings, optogenetics and behavior in rodents.
=== === Please find more information on recent publications and the project here:
=== === We offer: supervision experience & personal development
• integration into state-of-the-art graduate training
• young & enthusiastic team
• modern state-of-the-art systems neuroscience methods
=== === Your profile
• M.Sc./equivalent in Biology, Biomedical engineering, Neuroscience, Life Sciences, or related
• keen interest in systems/cognitive neuroscience, learning & decision-making
• very good written & oral English
• programming experience (preferably MATLAB or Python) are advantageous


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