Job ID: 84704

Ph.D. position: “The role of the transforming growth factor β (TGF β) family member activin as a master molecule regulating adaptive and plastic processes at the cellular and synaptic level of hippocampal neurons”

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 31 July 2022

Employment Start Date: 15 September 2022

Contract Length: 3 years

City: Erlangen

Country: Germany

Institution: Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Department: Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology

Description:

Who we look for:

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student with a strong background in molecular and cellular neurophysiology. The doctoral student will work on the role of the transforming growth factor β (TGF β) family member activin as a master molecule regulating adaptive and plastic processes at the cellular and synaptic level of hippocampal neurons.

The doctoral student will be integrated into the DFG-funded Research Training Group 2162 (GRK2162) “Neurodevelopment and CNS Vulnerability”.

The GRK2162 offers:

  • a 3-year structured PhD program with interdisciplinary thesis research,
  • a vibrant, collaborative scientific environment,
  • supervision and mentorship by a team of internationally renowned experts,
  • State-of-the-art research facilities and
  • advanced training opportunities (scientific, skills, career) in English.

How to apply:

Please submit applications via email as a single file to christian.alzheimer@fau.de

(1) Letter of motivation

(2) Curriculum vitae

(3) Transcript of Records

(4) Summary of Research Experience and Master Project

(5) List of publications

(6) Two letters of reference/2 contacts of reference