PhD student : Tübingen, Germany

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PhD student : Tübingen, Germany



The Department of Neurology, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen is looking for a

PhD student

Our laboratory functional neurogeriatrics is dedicated to investigations of movement control of the elderly and individuals with prodromal and early stages of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.



The position will be available from Sept. 2015 and involve investigation of movement patterns in the domestic environment in Parkinson’s disease patients using wearable sensors. This project is part of a larger European Union-wide clinical trial, investigating the neuromodulatory effect of a compound. The fellow will be responsible for data collection and networking issues across all centers involved, analysis of motion data and comparison of these data with clinical data.



Your profile:

  • University degree in biomedicine, medicine, psychology, physics, movement science, neuroscience, or a related discipline.
  • Prior experience in movement detection analysis is highly recommended
  • Willing to learn a variety of complementary techniques ranging from quantitative analysis of motion data, to new statistical approaches evaluating, e.g. long-term outcomes
  • Highly motivated and creative individual who wants to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary and multi-national research environment.
  • Excellent English skills, and good German skills are absolute requisites



Tübingen University, situated in the centre of Europe is a reputed and renowned address for international students. We offer a stimulating environment in a young research group.




CV, copies of exams, and contact details of 2-3 referees along with a letter of interest addressed to Prof. Walter Maetzler should be sent to corina.maetzler(at)uni-tuebingen.de. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2015….







Job details


Employer
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen


Website
http://www.hih-tuebingen.de/i...


Location

  • Tübingen, Germany



Posted
24 days ago


Expires
April 30, 2015


Job type
PhD Studentship


Salary
Unspecified


Qualifications
Postgraduate - Master's degree


Employment type
Temporary


nJob hours
Full-time