Bern (CH): PhD Position

Universität: PhD Position in Neuroscience

The Center for Experimental Neurology (ZEN) is a new research center developing a unique translational environment supported by strong interactions between clinical and experimental laboratories with a long expertise in sleep, epilepsy and stroke.

To further strengthen our group, we are seeking for a motivated

PhD candidate

to integrate our translational research program. This project aims to provide with a direct link between thalamic connectivity networks, sleep architecture and cognitive functioning using an animal model of stroke.


The successful candidates will investigate the role of neuronal/glial networks in animal model of stroke recovery using state-of-the-art techniques including in vivo electrophysiology and imaging technologies and behavioral testing will be the routine technologies.


  • Master in neurophysiology, neuroengineering, biology or MD degree
  • Solid communications skills in English
  • A strong scientific motivation and interest in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience with in vivo microsurgeries, sleep recording, optogenetics, animal behavioral test or computer programming (Matlab, Spike, C++, etc.) are an asset.

We offer

  • International environment
  • Position involves working with a interdisciplinary team of experimental and clinical scientists
  • Salary according to the rules of the SNF.

If you are interested, please send us your complete online-application (CV, motivation letter and contact information for two references) until 31. December 2018

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Carolina Gutierrez, Tel. +41 31 632 66 49, E-Mail:

Apply now:

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