Job ID: 104855

PhD Position in Systems Neuroscience and Behavior

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 1 April 2023

City: Fribourg

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Fribourg

Department: Medicine


Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Down’s syndrome (DS) are among the most pressing public health concerns of this century due to the aging population and absence of effective treatments that are able to reduce cognitive decline. We are seeking a PhD student to join our team in order to investigate basal forebrain circuit dynamics and functional connectivity in DS, and comorbid AD. We employ a variety of methodologies, including behavioral, electrophysiological, optogenetic, and histological techniques. The research team is headed by Professor Gregor Rainer at the University of Fribourg, The laboratory features state of the art equipment, and a highly motivated team of researchers from around the world. The successful candidate will be curious, have a background in neuroscience, and have some experience with MATLAB, R, or python. In order to apply please send your CV and a cover letter to