PhD Student

Research group: Neuroplasticity and Rhythms

Center for Brain Behavior and Metabolism

Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

Job Description

Within a DFG (German Research Foundation) funded research project, we are looking for a motivated and collaborative PhD student with strong interest in brain electric rhythms, especially during sleep, and with good programming skills. The project aims to further our understanding on the impact of sleep spindle properties and closed-loop timing on memory consolidation in humans. The project will collaborate with Prof. Maryam Ghorbani. The lab is embedded in the Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism at the University of Lübeck.

Candidates with a MSc in Neuroscience, Psychology, or a technical /engineering direction with great interest in neurophysiological processes are welcome. Experience in EEG biosignal analyses and good organizational skills are most advantageous.

German language proficiency is beneficial for greater independence of work.

Payscale: 70%E13

Contract length: 3 years

The position is presently available and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply please email a CV, letter of intent, and two letters of reference or contact details of two potential references to Prof. Lisa Marshall (lisa.marshall(at) Any questions are also be addressed to the given email.