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3 PhD positions in System Neuroscience (Germany)

Research Program:

The Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of Prof. Stefan Treue, the Sensorimotor Group (SMG) of Dr. Alexander Gail and the Decision and Awareness Group (DAG) of Igor Kagan at the German Primate Center (DPZ) in Göttingen, Germany, invite applications for several open and fully funded PhD positions. (

Research in our laboratories focuses on the neural basis of higher sensory and motor functions. We focus on extracellular recordings from primate cortex and human psychophysics, but also use functional imaging and computational neural modeling ( 91, and

As part of the Center for System Neuroscience (CSN) and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) we offer a stimulating, multi-disciplinary research environment with a strong background in both, experimental and computational neuroscience. Students can choose among multiple PhD programs of the Goettingen Graduate School for Neurosciences and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB).

Applications should include a cover letter, short CV, list of publications, university certificates, and names (incl. contact info) of 2-3 possible references. Please send your application to application- (preferably as PDF document).

The German Primate Center is an equal opportunity employer

ezahlte Stelle: 

any time

48 Monate

Language of the programme: English

Fachliche Voraussetzungen (Qualification, etc.)
We look for highly motivated students with a strong interest in system neuroscience. A degree in neuroscience, physics, engineering, biology, psychology, or related fields is required. Experience in programming is of significant advantage.

Required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Master Thesis + Diploma
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • list of publications
  • names (incl. contact Info) of 2-3 possible references


Hochschule / Organisation
Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH (DPZ), Göttingen Leibniz-Institut für Primatenforschung
37077 Göttingen

Fakultät / Institut
German Primate Center (DPZ): Cognitive Neuroscience Lab / Sensimotor Group / Decision and Awareness Group

Koordinator / Betreuer der Dissertation
Herr Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue

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