Job ID: 5355

Ph.D. Student in Fribourg/Switzerland

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 31 August 2021

City: Fribourg

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Fribourg

Department: Medicine

Description:

We have a PhD position available in the laboratory of Gregor Rainer at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland for motivated individuals interested in how basal forebrain modulates the circuit mechanisms underpinning sensory processing, and sensory guided decision making. We use multiple approaches to address these questions including optogenetics, neurophysiology and behavior. We encourage students with a background in Psychology or Biology and a keen interest in neuroscience to apply. Experience with data analysis, particularly using the Matlab platform, is advantageous. The laboratory is well equipped providing ample opportunities to perform state of the art experiments in a collegial atmosphere. The University of Fribourg is located in Fribourg, Switzerland that boasts a beautifully preserved old town and provides excellent opportunities for outdoor activities. The salary range is CHF 40,000-50,000 per annum. Please see the following links to our recent publications, the laboratory, and graduate school web sites.
https://www3.unifr.ch/med/de/research/groups/rainer/
https://www3.unifr.ch/bio/en/studies/doctorate/
https://academic.oup.com/cercor/article/30/8/4481/5815284?login=true
https://www.pnas.org/content/115/6/1352.short
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124720313486

 

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