Job ID: 85936
PhD Position in Clinical Research in Movement Disorders
Position: Ph.D. Student
Deadline: 1 September 2022
Employment Start Date: 1 September 2022
Contract Length: 3y
Institution: CHUV & UNIL Lausanne, Switzerland
The Movement Disorders Research Lab, Department of Neurology / Clinical Neurosciences, CHUV / University of Lausanne, offers a position of a PhD student for 3 years.
Our research objectives are to understand better the pathophysiology of movement disorders and to explore the novel therapeutic approaches with a focus on gait disorders and non-invasive brain stimulation. The Lab is fully-equipped with state-of-art TMS, tDCS-tACS, ENMG, EEG and combined EMG-EEG recordings, kinematic and gait analysis with inertial monitors and robotic devices, and neuro-navigation. We collaborate with a gait lab and have access to imaging facilities.
The candidate will focus on an international multi-center therapeutic study of gait disorders in Parkinson’s disease and atypical Parkinson disorders and will participate in neurophysiological investigations of the pathophysiology.
The successful candidate must qualify to enter a PhD program and have a solid background in medicine, movement science, neurophysiology and/or neuroscience.
Ideally, an experience in clinical research with patients.
Being motivated, a team player and empathetic with our patients.
Good knowledge of French and English (German is an asset).
We offer a competitive CHUV/UNIL salary. The position is available from September 1st 2022.
If interested, please contact me: PD Dr. David Benninger (firstname.lastname@example.org), 079 556 38 93. Applications including a CV and the names and full contact details of 1-2 referees can be sent by email.