Job ID: 97110

PhD position in Neuroplasticity and Regeneration

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 30 November 2022

Employment Start Date: 30 October 2022

Contract Length: 4 years

City: Stockholm

Country: Sweden

Institution: Karolinska Institute

Department: Neuroscience


A PhD position is available in Neuroplasticity and Regeneration – Ampatzis Lab at Karolinska Institute. Ampatzis Lab uses multidisciplinary approaches (electrophysiology, imaging, anatomy, behavior) to study how the nervous system responds to changes under physiological and pathophysiological conditions.

We seek a highly motivated, well-organized, passionate, and creative young individual interested and passionate in plasticity and regeneration of the nervous system. The studies will be carried out using the zebrafish model system.

Candidates must have a recent MSc in biology, neuroscience, biomedicine, or equivalent and a passion for regeneration research.

The advertised, fully-funded 4 years position will enable the development of an independent and competitive research profile.


  • A strong foundation and passion for either electrophysiological recordings or neuroanatomy and behavior, or both.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • High level of English

Previous experience with the zebrafish model system is not expected but will be given preference.

To apply:

Please send your application via e-mail to K. Ampatzis (  Email subject: “PhD 2022 – your name”

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter  (1/2 page and maximum one page)
  • Contact information for 2 references