Job ID: 6108

Ph.D. Student in Amsterdam/Netherlands

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 12 April 2021

City: Amsterdam

Country: Netherlands

Institution: University of Amsterdam

Department:

Description:

The research group Cellular and Computational Neuroscience is part of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) Neuroscience theme and investigates the regulation of neuronal excitability and plasticity at the membrane, cellular and network level using electrophysiological, pharmacological and molecular techniques.

We have three PhD positions in Neuroscience available.
Project 1: The effect of noradrenaline on the perirhinal gate in Alzheimer’s disease.
Project 2: Noradrenaline regulation of alertness through modulation of cortical synaptic function.
Project 3: The link between Aβ-driven synapse and network alterations that cause memory impairment.

We are looking for highly motivated, ambitious and enthusiastic persons with: a Master degree in Neuroscience or equivalent;
analytical and theoretical skills as well as experimental talent;
a background in (cellular) electrophysiology (is an advantage);
appreciable communication skills, who communicates very constructively in a team-based environment;
excellent writing skills in English.

Project information may be obtained from: Dr. N.Cappaert (project 1), Dr. P.J.P.Chameau (project 2), or Prof. H. Kessels (project 3).
Applications in pdf should include: a motivation letter and CV, including a list of publications; name and email two academic references.

For more information or if you may apply, please use this link:
https://www.uva.nl/shared-content/uva/en/vacancies/2021/03/21-155-three-phd-positions-in-neuroscience.html

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