PhD Research Fellowship in Systems Neurophysiology 2019, University of Oslo, Norway

University of Oslo, Norway


June 07, 2019

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PhD Research Fellowship in Systems Neurophysiology

Job description

Applications are invited for a 3 (or 4) year position in a Research Fellowship as PhD Candidate in neurophysiology (brain states and consciousness) to be based at the Brain Signaling Group, Physiology section, Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Basal Medical Sciences, University of Oslo.

Starting date no later than 1st of September, 2019.

More about the position

The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work, or for a period of 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work (e.g. teaching responsibilities at the department) contingent on the qualifications of the candidate and the teaching needs of the department.

The research fellow must take part in the Medical Faculty’s approved PhD program and is expected to complete the project within the set fellowship period. The main purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

Qualification requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Neuroscience or Physiology, or an MD degree, achieved within July 30, 2019.
  • The Master’s degree must include a thesis of at least 30 ECTS.
  • The Master’s thesis must correspond to the grade B or better in the Norwegian educational system.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English.

Personal skills

We are searching for a highly motivated candidate with strong interest in neurophysiology, brain circuit functions, brain states, perception and/or consciousness research.

  • The research fellow should be able to work independently and structured, while at the same time engage in close collaborations
  • The preferred candidate has experience from systems neurophysiology

We offer

  • A vibrant international research environment.
  • Salary NOK 449 400 – 505 800 per annum depending on qualifications in a position as PhD Research fellow, (position code 1017)
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

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May 27, 2019