Job:Universitäts­klinikum Essen PhD position in neuroscience. Germany.
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As a maximum-care university hospital with a capacity of around 1,300 beds, we look after 225,000 patients a year with over 8,000 employees in 30 clinics, 27 institutes and specialist centers. Our house offers medical care, the most modern diagnostics and comprehensive therapy with the highest international standard. In addition, there is an extensive range of services in research and teaching at an internationally competitive level.

Research Associate (PhD student) (m/f/d)

(salary group: E13 TV-L)

Area of application: Neurology Clinic

Entry: as soon as possible

Scope: part-time / 28,875 hours.

Type of contract: limited for a period of 36 months


  • Experimental, interdisciplinary research at the interface between biopsychology, pain research and neuroscience: You use methods from behavioral and neuroscience to research mechanisms of pain processing and modulation in healthy people and patients with and without physical complaints (e.g. back pain, headache, etc.).

Details about the research program can on the website be found

Qualification profile:

  • Excellent university degree (diploma or master’s degree) in the field of neuroscience, psychology, biology or a related discipline
  • Ideally first publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • A strong scientific interest in neuroscientific and neuropsychological research topics with the goal of an above-average doctorate
  • Previous experience in biopsychological and/or neuroscientific research methods in humans
  • High flexibility, commitment, ability to work in a team and excellent communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of experimental psychology, statistics and English
  • Programming knowledge (e.g. R, Matlab) and previous experience with imaging processes are an advantage, but not a requirement

We offer

  • Participation in a dynamic, highly interdisciplinary research team ( )
  • Embedded in the scientific environment of two special research areas (SFB 1280 and SFB/TRR 289 ) funded by the German Research Foundation
  • Strong networking opportunities within the international scientific community
  • Excellent research facilities including 3T/7T MRI scanners
  • Enrollment in the structured doctoral program \"BIOME\" (Graduate School of Biomedical Science) with regular activities for young scientists
  • A secure job in the public service of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Fair pay according to the tariff (TV-L) including annual special payment and additional company benefits
  • 30 days vacation per calendar year (with a 5-day week)
  • Interdisciplinary work with colleagues from other departments
  • Working with modern equipment and certified quality standards
  • friendly corporate culture e.g. , Family - B. Company daycare center, holiday program for school-age children, advice and support from the employee service office in all situations
  • A wide range of further training opportunities , e.g. in the UK Essen Academy of Education
  • health management , e.g. B. Company integration management, vaccinations, promotion of sports activities
  • Attractive additional services , e.g. discounted canteen food, community events, places in halls of residence
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