Job ID: 86395

PhD position in Systems Neuroscience, University of Kiel

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 10 September 2022

Contract Length: initially 3 years

City: Kiel

Country: Germany

Institution: Physiologisches Institut, CAU Kiel

Department: Medical Faculty


The Institute of Physiology, Medical Faculty at Kiel University (Germany) is offering a Doctoral Position (PhD position) in Systems Neuroscience. The position will be associated with the Collaborative Research Center 1461 “Neurotronics: Bio-inspired Information Pathways”, which started in 2021. The weekly working hours amount to 50 % of a full-time position (currently 19.35 hours). The salary corresponds to the level of E 13 TV-L of the German public service salary scale. Additional funding through a stipend will be provided.

The successful PhD candidate will apply cutting edge viral tracing techniques and combine these with optogenetics, patch clamp electrophysiology and high-resolution microscopy to investigate how cortical “top-down” modulation controls memory contents within the hippocampus.


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