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International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP)
PhD positions - Research in a translational setting
International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP)
IMPRS-TP’s research aim is the translation of basic and clinical research into practical solutions for improved diagnosis and treatment of people affected by psychiatric disorders such as depression, schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders.
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Application deadline: Dec 15
Location: München, Germany
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PhD positions - Research in a translational setting

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The International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP) is offering PhD positions in molecular, cellular and systemic psychiatric research. Students are exposed to a wide range of scientific questions and methods covering areas of molecular medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, quantitative epigenetics and imaging, neuroimaging, design-based stereology and clinical studies.

Research in a translational setting

In addition to the traditional doctorate positions, trainee medical doctors are given the opportunity to be enrolled on an integrated PhD/residence program in psychiatry. Highlighting the translational facet, doctorate students will receive insights into clinical aspects of disease and trainee medical doctors will gain PhD level research expertise, while also developing their clinical skills.

Receive exceptional training for a successful career in research, clinic and academia!

Structured curriculum: Core Course | Lecture Series | Methods Workshops | Soft Skills

Topics addressed in the program’s structured curriculum range from molecular and cellular neuroscience, behavioral assessments, electrophysiology and brain imaging to psychological and clinical measures and outcomes, as well as, epidemiology, statistics and bioinformatics.

Work in an environment of scientific excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration

IMPRS-TP is a joint initiative of leading scientists from the Max Planck Institutes of Psychiatry and of Neurobiology and the Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich. Further collaborations have been established with the Helmholtz Center Munich, the Munich Medical Research School (MMRS), the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN), Martinsried, Germany and King’s College London, UK. IMPRS-TP is co-funded by the Else-Kröner-Fresenius Foundation.

Call for applications

IMPRS-TP welcomes applications from doctoral candidates coming from any country who hold a 4 year Bachelor or Master of Science (or an equivalent degree) in a relevant field or a Medical Degree. Applications from trainee medical doctors with laboratory experience are particularly encouraged. IMPRS-TP will only accept applications submitted through the IMPRS-TP online application tool: . Applications submitted by mail or email will not be considered. The application window opens 15 September 2018. Application deadline is 15 December 2018, noon.

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