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PhD student position in Auditory Neuroscience

Workscope: Research Associate

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Our lab
Our group is broadly interested in the evolution and development of hearing in vertebrates. We are part of a vibrant community of auditory and sensory neuroscience groups in Oldenburg, joined in the Cluster of Excellence “Hearing4All”, Research Centre Neurosensory Science, Collaborative Research Centre “Active Hearing”, and the associated Graduate Schools.

The project
We are looking for a PhD candidate to study the representation of auditory space in the brain of birds. This primarily neurophysiological project will complement ongoing behavioral work on sound localization performance in the same species.

Your profile
Applicants must hold an MSc or equivalent university degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Biology, Neuroscience, Physics). You are enthusiastic about doing a PhD and, ideally, have some experience with neurophysiology and the use of Matlab and/or with neuroanatomy.

We offer
The position is available from Jan 2015, for initially 2.5 years. Salary is according to German TV-L E13/65%. Please send your application including CV, potential referees and a copy of your undergraduate thesis to Prof. Christine Köppl (email: Christine.koeppl@uni-oldenburg.de, mail: Department of Neuroscience, Carl von Ossietzky University, Carl von Ossietzky Strasse 9-11, 26129 Oldenburg) who is also happy to answer your questions. Please apply by 31. Oct 2014 to ensure consideration. Interviewing will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Oldenburg strives to increase the proportion of women in science. Equally qualified female candidates will be given preference (in accordance with local law). Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered if equally qualified.

Contact detail


How to apply:
Please send your application including CV, potential referees and a copy of your undergraduate thesis to Prof. Christine Köppl (preferably by email: Christine.koeppl@uni-oldenburg.de, mail: Department of Neuroscience, Carl von Ossietzky University, Carl von Ossietzky Strasse 9-11, 26129 Oldenburg) who is also happy to answer your questions. Please apply by 31. Oct 2014 to ensure consideration. Interviewing will continue until the position is filled.
Send application to
Prof. Christine Köppl, email: Christine.koeppl@uni-oldenburg.de

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
26129 Oldenburg (Oldb)
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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