Job ID: 98043

Postdoc position in neural data analysis/ memory mechanisms at the Department of Neurophysiology Medical Faculty, Ruhr University Bochum

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 15 December 2022

Contract Length: 2 years with extension possibilties

City: Bochum

Country: Germany

Institution: Ruhr University Bochum

Department: Neurophysiology


The Manahan-Vaughan lab hosts a vibrant and talented team of neuroscientists from a variety of scientific backgrounds that implement multidisciplinary approaches to understanding the mechanisms underlying memory. A postdoctoral position is currently available for a candidate that has a strong background in the area of neural data analysis.  Focus will be on analysis of information transfer and memory.The position will be funded at the level of E13 (german salary system). The candidate should also support analysis strategies of the team in the area of single-unit and multi-site analysis of electrophysiological recordings from rodents during learning.  Teaching neurophysiology within the Medical Curriculum of the Ruhr University is supported and encouraged. Experience with  electrophysiological signal analysis  is required. Competence in german is helpful. Other facets: degree in neuroscience, physics, engineering or related area; competence in quantitative data analysis or mathematical modelling; programming skills; research background in the abovementioned focus area. Applications (including motivation letter, CV, proof of degrees, publication list, grade transcripts, 2 referees) should be directed to Head of Department, Prof. Dr. Denise Manahan-Vaughan (