Fribourg (CH): PhD student

Universität: PhD student 100.00% auprès du Department of Psychology

PhD student

100.00% auprès du Department of Psychology


  • The aim of this project is to investigate whether fibromyalgia is associated with reduced neural and dopaminergic responses to reward and whether a mindfulness-based psychological intervention can restore dopaminergic functioning.
  • We offer:
    • A 100 PhD position for 4 years with a SNF salary
    • Workplace at the University Fribourg
    • Integration in a motivated and international team
    • Possibility to present data in international scientific meetings and publish in international peer-reviewed journals
    • Data analyses and publication

Domaine d'activité

  • Preparation of study and administrative duties
  • Recruitment and screening of participants (healthy and FMS participants)
  • Coordination between the centers and the teams
  • Scheduling of study visits and collaboration with study nurses
  • Assessments before and after intervention
  • Performing PET and fMRI scanning and administration of experimental tasks


  • Master in psychology with knowledge in clinical Psychology and / or neurosciences
  • Good command of French and German are mandatory, and good knowledge of English is an advantage
  • Flexibility: the project is a multi-center project with necessity to travel on a regular basis to Lausanne and Zurich
  • Interest for chronic pain, ideally experience with chronic pain patients
  • Good organization and social skills
  • Interest for neuroimaging techniques and data analyses and for experimental research
  • Interest for clinical research and mindfulness
  • Experience with conducting structured diagnostic interview and / experience with neuroimaging techniques and data analyses are an advantage

Exigences linguistiques
Français et/ou Allemand
autre: English

Date d'entrée en fonction:
-01.12.2019 ou date à convenir

Prof. Dr. C. Martin Soelch
T: +41 26 300 76 87

Date limite de réception des offres:

Adresse d'envoi:
Electronic application to: with CV, motivation letter, diploma and publications if applicable

Deadline: 20.11.2019

Contact persons:
Prof. Dr. C. Martin Soelch :
Dr. K. Ledermann:

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