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PhD Scholarship in Biotechnology in Biotech company - Switzerland

The Position
We are looking for a PhD student who will investigate network oscillations in models of CNS diseases including schizophrenia and autism. In this position you will:
participate in a 3-year research training program (EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network).
record and analyze signals from acute brain slices and cultured neurons using a high-resolution microelectrode array system.be part of the PhD program at ETH Zurich. Additional courses and trainings will be organized within the Training Network in 5 different EU countries.
closely collaborate with researchers at the ETH Zurich.
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
You have:
a master’s degree in neuroscience, physics, biotechnology or biology and are highly motivated. A solid background in data analysis and signal processing are desired.
basic knowledge in electrophysiology as well as cell handling skills.
interest in working in a multidisciplinary and multinational environment.
fluency in English is required, German and/or French are optional.
Important note: Eligibility to the Marie Curie ITN scheme requires that the candidate has not spent more than 12 months in Switzerland in the 3 years immediately preceding the appointment for this position. The start date for this position must be before April 1, 2012.
Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Closing date: 2012-02-08
Contact Information
F.Hoffmann-La Roche AG
4000 Basel
Phone: 0041 61 688 11 65
E-mail: switzerland.recruitment@roche.com

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