Max Planck Research Group leader (m/f) in the field of Psychiatric Disorders

Employer
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Location
Germany (DE)
Salary
,-
Posted
May 31 2018
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Non-Profit

At the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, clinicians and scientists are working in close cooperation on the causes of complex diseases of the brain and searching for new ways of their treatment. For this, besides a modern clinic with all facilities and equipment required for patient care and research, there are well equipped laboratories available. Here, neurobiological research methods, from behavioral studies to molecular genetics can be applied. The aim is, to optimize the benefit of research for the patients by way of close and innovative networking of basic research oriented and clinical neuroscience.

The Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany is one of the leading research institutes worldwide working on the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders based on a truly translational approach, combining both clinical and basic research.

The Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, invites applications for a

Max Planck Research Group leader (m/f) in the field of Psychiatric Disorders

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We are looking for an outstanding scientist with an original and exciting research program addressing relevant and timely questions in the field of psychiatry. Basic, translational or clinical research approach (or combination of the above) in psychiatry are welcome. We expect the successful candidate to contribute actively to the institute's multi-disciplinary research program (Website).

The position holder will lead an independent research group, with generous funds for positions, start-up investments, and annual running costs. The position is considered equivalent to a W2 Professorship and will initially be for 5 years with the possibility of a 2-year extension for up to two times. The group will have access to the institutional infrastructure and core service units including animal and transgenic facilities, microscopy, biobanking, clinical study center and more. PhD students may be enrolled through the international PhD program IMPRS-LS (Traditional PhD and joint Residency/PhD training program) or the Graduate School in Systemic Neuroscience (GSN).

The MPI of Psychiatry is an international research institute with English as the working language. Childcare is offered via a childcare facility right next to the campus. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

For inquiries regarding this offer, please send an e-mail to Alon Chen (alon_chen@psych.mpg.de)

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

For additional information on the Max Planck Institute and its research groups, please contact www.psych.mpg.de

We look forward to your Online-Application.

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