Study Subject: psychiatry and neuroscience
The Central Institute of Mental Health (State Foundation) is an internationally renowned
research institute in the field of psychiatry and neuroscience, home of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical Faculty Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg as well as psychiatric hospital with 255 inpatient and 52 day-hospital beds.
The Central Institute of Mental Health is equipped with a latest generation 210 mm horizontal bore Bruker BioSpec animal system and additional cryogenic MR coils for 1H and 13C detection in the mouse brain as well as two 3 Tesla human whole body MR-scanners. The positions are for two years initially and located in the research group Translational Imaging.
Potential applicants should have a diploma or master in physics, physical chemistry or in biology, neuroscience, or an equivalent field. The ideal candidate from the quantitative sciences has a solid background in NMR physics, signal detection and processing theory, and is familiar with the Bruker Paravision programming environment. Experience in other computer languages, Matlab or IDL, is desirable. Biologists and neuroscientists should have excellent skills in rodent experimentation including neurophysiology experience.