Job ID: 61255
PhD student position: neuronal basis of auditory short term memory
Position: Ph.D. Student
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Employment Start Date: 15 November 2021
Contract Length: 3 years
Institution: Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology
Department: Comparative Neuroscience
|We seek a
to study the neuronal basis of auditory short term memory in monkeys. This post is for a 3-year fixed-term period with a salary of TV-L E13 (65%). The start of employment is flexible. For more information about our group, please visit: https://www.lin-magdeburg.org/research/research-units/research-group-comparative-neuroscience
You will train macaque monkeys on auditory tasks, perform microelectrode recordings from the auditory cortex, apply direct electrical brain stimulation and use computational approaches to analyze the data.
· completed university degree (master, diploma or similar qualification) in neuroscience, physics, biology, psychology, engineering or similar discipline
· experience in microelectrode recordings from the brain, in animal training and in quantitative (statistical and programming) methods to analyze the data
· independent, self-reliant and dedicated style of work
· long-standing experience with supervision of doctoral thesis and personal scientific development
• high-standard career development
• integration into state-of-the-art graduate training at the host institution and local university
• a vibrant, interactive and diverse neuroscience community, embedded in the Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences
• possibilities for participation in international conferences
Your employment, salary and employee benefits comply with the collective pay agreement (German TV-L). Equal opportunities as well as compatibility of family and work are part of our HR policy. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent occupational aptitude will be considered preferentially.
For informal inquiries about the project and post, please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Brosch (email@example.com). Please send one PDF file comprising letter of motivation, CV, research profile, list of publications, copies of relevant certificates and the full contact details of two referees to Prof. Dr. Michael Brosch via firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. An initial inspection of the applications will take place by October 15th 2021.