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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, 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 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 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.

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 Maximillians 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 Master of Science (or an equivalent degree) in a relevant field or a Medical Degree.

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

Contact detail

How to apply:
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
International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry

Coordination Office

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/

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Bayern)
Working place
80804 Munich
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Human medicine, Medical Engineering