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15 PhD positions available in psychiatric research

The International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP) is offering 15 PhD positions in molecular, cellular and systemic psychiatric research. Students are exposed to a wide range of scientific questions and methods covering areas of molecular medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, quantitative epigenetics and imaging, 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 on an integrated PhD/residence program in psychiatry. Highlighting the translational facet, doctorate students will receive insights into clinical aspects of disease and trainee medical doctors will gain PhD level research expertise, while also developing their clinical skills.

Receive exceptional training for a successful career in research, clinic and academia!

Structured curriculum: Core Course | Lecture Series | Methods WS | Soft Skills

Topics addressed range from molecular and cellular neuroscience, behavioural assessments, electrophysiology and brain imaging to psychological and clinical measures and outcomes, as well as, epidemiology, statistics and bioinformatics.
 
Work in an environment of scientific excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration 
 
IMPRS-TP is a joint initiative of leading scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology and the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich. Further collaborations have been established with the Munich Medical Research School (MMRS) and the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN). IMPRS-TP is co-funded by the Else-Kröner-Fresenius Foundation.
 
Call for applications
 
IMPRS-TP welcomes applications from doctoral candidates from any country with a 4 year Bachelor or Master of Science (or an equivalent degree) in a relevant field or a Medical Degree. IMPRS-TP will only accept applications submitted through the IMPRS-TP online application tool:
https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/mmps/imprstp.nsf/application.

Applications submitted by mail or email will not be considered. Application deadline is January 5th, 2017.

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

Contact detail


How to apply:
IMPRS-TP will only accept applications submitted through the IMPRS-TP online application tool: https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/mmps/imprstp.nsf/application. Applications submitted by mail or email or outside the application window cannot be considered.
Send application to
Dr. Michael Mende
Program Coordinator
IMPRS-TP
International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Kraepelinstr. 2-10
80804 Munich
Germany
phone: +49 89 30622-273 | fax: +49 89 30622-370 
imprs-tp@psych.mpg.de | http://www.imprs-tp.mpg.de/ 

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
jobexperience is required
Region
Germany (Bayern)
Working place
80804 München
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Human medicine