University of Amsterdam announce PhD Student in Neuroscience funded by a new collaborative project EU Enlightenment, Netherlands
Scholarship Provider: Dutch and international organisations and the private sector
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands
A Master of Science degree in Neuroscience, or Biophysics, or a Master of Science degree in Physics, (Bio)Engineering (or other quantitative discipline) and a strong motivation to pursue research in Neuroscience. Desired areas of expertise are systems neuroscience, and/or behavioral neurophysiology, quantitative skills, in particular in computer programming, and in electronics. Demonstrated ability to work in a team and an ability to work independently will be considered advantages.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: The Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) is one of the Faculty’s largest institutes. Its approximately 200 scientists and staff members work in 13 research groups that perform excellent research centered on four themes: 1) The Living Cell, 2) Plant Signaling, 3) Neuroscience, and 4) Life Science Technologies. Within the research group Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience (SILS Center for Neuroscience), a vacancy is available for a PhD student position, for a research project aiming at establishing causal links between the function of neural systems and cognition, by altering brain activity in rodents with optogenetic techniques, funded by a new collaborative project EU “Enlightenment”.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: January 1, 2012