Sprecherin des GRK

Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel

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Wissenschaftliche Koordination

Dr. Gesa Feenders

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Sekretariat: Finanzen und Administration

Richelle Durano

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Offene Stellen

Open PhD positions are still available for projects P2, P5, P7 and P8, each probably starting in October 2023. The application process will start in May 2023. If interested, please check this website regularly for updates. If you have any questions, please contact the RTG office .

The DFG funded Graduate Research Training Group “Neuromodulation of Motor and Cognitive Function in Brain Health and disease” (GRK 2783) at the University of Oldenburg offers

13 PhD positions (m/f/d)

1 position for a postdoctoral researcher (m/f/d)

The research training group aims to understand neural mechanisms of non-invasive neuromodulatory approaches and promote technology development to improve motor and cognitive functions in patients with stroke and Parkinson’s Disease. PhD students will receive a comprehensive and transdisciplinary training in the field of neuromodulation (magnetic/electric brain stimulation, psychopharmacology and neurofeedback) and specialize in state-of-the-art neuroimaging and neurophysiological methods, experience sampling, patient’s expectations or sensor based assessment of brain activity and behavior in daily life scenarios. Payment is depending on previous experience (German TV-L E13, 75% if not indicated otherwise). Positions have a term of 3 years starting between October 2022 and October 2023.

Candidates should hold (or hold at the date of employment) an above average academic university degree (Master or equivalent), practical scientific experience in the project relevant field and willingness to work in an interdisciplinary environment. Good oral and written English skills are essential.  Prior experience in programming is favorable for all projects. Further requirements are specified in the individual projects.

Available projects and required additional qualifications are listed on our website. Link

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of women in science. Therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given preference in cases of equal qualification. People with disabilities will be given preference if equally qualified.

Please send your electronic application (one pdf file) including a cover letter, CV, publication list (if applicable), list of two potential referees, and copies of certificates of academic grades to the responsible project PI listed on the website. The application deadline is 12th of June 2022. For general questions contact .

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