[Comp-neuro] PhD position in multimodal neuroimaging in Munich

Igor Yakushev Igor.Yakushev at lrz.tu-muenchen.de
Sat Feb 25 15:58:11 CET 2017

A PhD position is available at the Department of Nuclear Medicine (Head 
of Neuroimaging: Dr. Igor Yakushev), Technical University of Munich 
(TUM), Germany.

The project will investigate neuronal substrates of training-induced 
cognitive improvement in middle-aged healthy subjects at the level of 
large-scale brain connectivity. The study involves acquisition and 
analysis of PET and DTI data. This three-year PhD position is funded by 
a grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG; pay scale TV-L 13 65%), 
with starting date May 2017.

The Dept. of Nuclear Medicine offers exciting opportunities for 
neuroimaging research in an interdisciplinary environment consisting of 
computational scientists, medical physicists, and clinicians, and access 
to state-of-the-art technology including a hybrid PET/MR scanner.

The research group is integrated into the TUM Neuroimaging Center, which 
possesses a broad methodological and thematic expertise: 

The PhD student will be enrolled at a TUM graduate school that offers a 
structured curriculum of courses and seminars and supports participation 
in conferences and international exchange: http://www.gs.tum.de/en/home/ 
  There is no tuition fee at the TUM.

Prior experience with image analysis, programming and good statistical 
skills are required.

Interested researchers should submit their applications including CV, 
two recommendation letters (or names and contact details of personal 
references), and a brief letter of motivation to Dr. Yakushev at 
igor.yakushev at tum.de

Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

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