PhD opportunities in Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience

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PhD-Positions in Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Program "EuroSPIN" (European Study Programme in Neuroinformatics) is inviting applications from students having a solid background in mathematics, physics, computer sciences, biochemistry or neuroscience (on a master level or equivalent), in all cases with computer science skills. Documented interest in research like activities (e.g. demonstrated in the form of master thesis work, or participation in research related activities) is of large importance. Also fluency in English is requested.

Four partners participate:

Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
National Centre for Biological Science, India
University of Edinburgh (UoE), UK

They are all research leaders in the Neuroinformatics field, but they have complementary strengths.

Each student will spend most of the time at two of the partner universities, and also receive a joint (or double) PhD degree following a successful completion of the studies. The mobility periods, as well as the courses a student will follow, are tailored individually based on: a) the PhD students background; b) which constellations of partners that are involved, as well as c) the specific research project. During the PhD period each student has one main supervisor from each of the two universities that grant the PhD degree.

There are excellent scholarship opportunities for students accepted to an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programme. An employment contract will be given to all selected PhD students during the study time, which is 4 years.

If you are interested, go to our webpage: Deadline for Application (both EU and non-EU students): 31 December 2012.