Ph.D. student position in University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

The Department of Anaesthesiology at the University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications for a

Ph.D. student position

in the research group of Prof. Dr. Carla Nau. This position is funded trough the Clinical Research Unit “Determinants and modulators of postoperative pain” of the German Research Foundation. The group is studying the molecular mechanisms of nociceptive transduction and transmission in the peripheral nervous system and its plas ticity in response to tissue or nerve injury. The focus lies on ion channels of the TRP- and Nav-family. A strong background in neurobiology, molecular biology, cell biology, or biochemistry is required.

Candidates should hold a Master degree in one of these areas or a German Diploma in one of the Life Sciences. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a full curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, explaining the motivation and expectation to enrol in Ph.D. program (maximum two pages), and the names of two referees, at least one of whom should be an academic. Women are especially encouraged to apply and handicapped applicants with equal qualification will be given preferential treatment.

Electronic applications should be sent to: bewerbung@kfa.imed.uni-erlangen.de

For further information please contact:

Prof. Dr. Carla Nau (Carla.Nau@kfa.imed.uni-erlangen.de)
Dr. Andreas Leffler (Andreas.Leffler@kfa.imed.uni-erlangen.de)

Department of Anesthesiology
University Hospital Erlangen
University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Krankenhausstr. 12
91054 Erlangen

Information: http://www.laborjournal.de/rubric/markt/gesetzt/S_08_03_a25.pdf