PhD position in Neuroscience @ Lund University, Sweden: Lund University was founded in 1666 and is regularly ranked as one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutions. The University has 41 000 students and 7 500 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
PhD position in Neuroscience @ Lund University:
The PhD projects aim to study alpha-synuclein aggregation and propagation in cell and animal models of Parkinson’s disease. The laboratory is housed in the Wallenberg Neuroscience Center, which hosts more than 180 scientists, many of whom are involved in brain repair Projects. projects. It is a very stimulating and interactive environment, ideal for a candidate wanting to develop his/her career.
The successful candidate, with a Master degree in life science or Medical Doctor degree, should have a relevant background in neurobiology, neuroscience or neurodegenerative diseases, and is expected to have reasonable experience in at least some of the following techniques: protein aggregation assays, in vivo two-photon imaging, general cell and molecular biology, transgenic mouse generation and characterization, and stereotaxic surgery in rodents.
A good command of English is important and we expect you to be a good team worker.
Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad.
The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.
Type of employment
Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.
|Type of employment||Temporary position longer than 6 months|
|First day of employment||2016-07-01, or according to agreement|
|Number of positions||1|
|Working hours||100 %|
|Last application date||24.Jun.2016 11:59 PM CET|
PhD position in Neuroscience @ Lund University
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