PhD Position at the University of Fribourg

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Closing date: 01/05/2020

Location: Fribourg, Switzerland

The Positions

The group of Prof. Mario Prsa at the University of Fribourg ( is looking for PhD candidates to conduct their doctoral thesis work on neural mechanisms of forelimb sensorimotor adaptation and/or proprioceptive sensory processing. The candidate will use state-of-the-art behavioral, optogenetic, two-photon microscopy and electrophysiology techniques to study the underlying neuronal circuits in the mouse brain.

The Candidate

Candidates should be highly motivated, have excellent analytical, experimental and writing skills and hold a degree in neuroscience, engineering/physics, biology or a related discipline. The working contract is for 4 years (on a yearly renewal basis) and planned to start in Summer/Fall 2020.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of motivation, their CV and a list of referees to [email protected].

Please mention that you saw this job on Scientifica's website when applying.

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