[FieldTrip] [fieldtrip] PhD position: Engineer with focus on neuroimaging and electrophysiology (Prof. Sergiu Groppa, Mainz, Germany)

Gonzalez-Escamilla , Gabriel ggonzale at uni-mainz.de
Mon Jun 7 22:20:17 CEST 2021

The group of “Movement Disorders, Neurostimulation and Neuroimaging“at lead by Prof. Sergiu Groppa (http://imaging-neurostim.com/), is seeking a highly motivated scientist (PhD position). The successful candidate will be involved in the conduct of the study and the analysis and publication of newly acquired and already existing datasets. Be part of a very diverse team in an inspiring and socially relevant environment, which is also highly dedicated to supervision, teaching, and personal support. A further advantage will be to be part working on an international and interdisciplinary environment at the Department of Neurology, part of the Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (http://www.ftn.uni-mainz.de/) and Neuroimaging Centre (http://www.ftn.nic.uni-mainz.de/) in Mainz. Expected close collaborations with national and international partners.
Planned activities
Develop and apply advanced multi-modal neuroimaging analysis strategies tailored to patients with movement disorders (e.g., Parkinson’s disease), including 1. Functional MRI; 2. Diffusion MRI; 3. Structural MRI; and possibly 4. Electroencephalography; and 5. Electromyography.

  *   Master’s degree (or equivalent) in basic life sciences, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or similar disciplines.
  *   Proficiency in English.
  *   Experience with the brain imaging software packages (e.g., Freesurfer, FSL, mrtrix, SPM, etc.).
  *   Experience in pipeline development with BASH scripts, MATLAB, and python. Possibly in high-performance computer clusters (HPC).
  *   Experience with electrophysiology and the analysis of brain signals is advantageous, but not essential.
How to apply
The position will be open until filled. Please submit your application (.doc, .docx or .pdf only) to Prof. Sergiu Groppa (segroppa(at)uni-mainz.de) the following:

  *   A covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and a statement of research interests;
  *   Short (max. 4 pages) curriculum vitae which should include:
     *   Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
     *   Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
     *   Employment history, including current and professional or industry experience;
     *   Research interests and list of publications.
  *   Master’s degree certificate
  *   The names and e-mail addresses of two referees
  *   A proof of English proficiency.


Dr. rer. nat. Gabriel Gonzalez-Escamilla

Movement Disorders and Neurostimulation,

Biomedical statistics and multimodal signal processing unit,

Department of Neurology,

Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN),

Rhine-Main-Neuronetwork (rmn2),


Langenbeckstr. 1

55131 Mainz, Germany

Tel: +49 6131 17 7865

Email: ggonzale at uni-mainz.de<mailto:ggonzale at uni-mainz.de>

Webpage: http://www.tiefehirnstimulation.com<http://www.tiefehirnstimulation.com/>

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