15 doctorate positions in psychiatric research available

The International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP) is offering 15 PhD positions in molecular, cellular and systemic psychiatric research. In an environment of scientific excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration, students (m/f) are exposed to a wide range of scientific questions and methods covering areas of molecular medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, neuroimaging, design-based stereology and clinical studies.
Research in a translational setting
In addition to the traditional doctorate positions, trainee medical doctors are given the opportunity to be enrolled in an integrated PhD/residence program in psychiatry. Highlighting the translational facet, doctorate students will gain insights into clinical aspects of disease and trainee medical doctors will gain PhD level research expertise, while also developing their clinical skills.
Structured curriculum

           Core Course | Lecture Series | Methods Workshops | Soft Skills
Topics addressed range from molecular and cellular neuroscience, behavioral assessments, electrophysiology and brain imaging to psychological and clinical measures and outcomes as well as epidemiology, statistics and bioinformatics.

Call for applications
IMPRS-TP is welcoming applications from doctoral candidates (m/f) from any country with a master of science degree (or an equivalent degree) in a relevant field or a medical degree.

Application deadline is January 4th, 2016.
IMPRS-TP is a joint initiative by leading scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich.

For more information on the program and on how to apply, please visit www.imprs-tp.mpg.de 

How to apply:
We encourage applicants from all countries to apply. Entry level for doctoral students is a Master of Science (or an equivalent degree) or a Medical Degree.

Applications for the program starting in September 2016 should be submitted by January 04, 2016 (12:00 - noon Central European Time).

All applications have to be submitted in English through our Online Application Tool:

Applications submitted by mail or email will not be considered.
Send application to
Dr. Michael Mende
Program Coordinator


International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Kraepelinstr. 2-10
80804 Munich

phone: +49 89 30622-273 | fax: +49 89 30622-370 
imprs-tp@psych.mpg.de | http://www.imprs-tp.mpg.de/
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About International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry

The International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP) provides first class training to internationally outstanding students who are passionate about psychiatric research. In addition to traditional PhD positions, IMPRS-TP offers a unique integrated PhD/residence program in psychiatry to exceptional medical doctors.

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