Doctoral Researcher (f/m/d) for the Research Training Group “Innovative Retinal Interfaces for Optimized Artificial Vision”
Universitätsklinikum Aachen AöR
The DFG Research Training Group 2610 welcomes applications for
15 Doctoral Researcher Positions (m/f/d) subject area Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Neurobiology, and Medicine, as well as comparable subjects
The program of RTG 2610 will start on 1st April, 2021.
The doctoral positions are generally designed for a period of 3 years (MD thesis projects for one year).
In the Research Training Group “Innovative Retinal Interfaces for Optimized Artificial Vision” new approaches to functional interface structures between implantable technical systems and the visual system, especially the retina, are investigated and implemented.
The DFG Research Training Group RTG 2610 gives graduates of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Neurobiology, and Medicine, as well as comparable subjects, preferably with a focus on sensory physiology, neurobiology, tissue/cell stimulation, tissue-/cell analysis, electrodes, microsystem technology, neuroinformatics, photonics, optoelectronics, or similar topics ideal possibilities to combine research work leading to a PhD thesis (MD thesis in the case of applicants from Medicine) with intensive interdisciplinary training.
An integral part of the Research Training Group is an intensive interdisciplinary training program with the aim of making significant contributions in an innovative and rapidly developing field of the future.
Candidates should have very good to excellent grades.
Applicants for doctoral positions must meet the requirements for admission to doctoral studies at the respective faculties of RWTH Aachen University and the University of Duisburg-Essen.
The communication in the DFG Research Training Group takes place in German and English. Accordingly, good English language skills as well as German language skills or the willingness to learn the German language are required.
The research and training facilities are located at RWTH Aachen University, the Forschungszentrum Jülich, and at the University of Duisburg-Essen. All three institutions develop sustainable solutions for the grand technical and scientific challenges with special emphasis on neuroscience, bioelectronics, and electric engineering.
The individual research and doctoral projects can be found on the website of the Research Training Group (www.rtg2610.org).
Please send your application with the following documents via e-mail to the Speaker of the RTG, Professor Dr. Peter Walter (email@example.com) and indicate in a preference list which of the PhD projects listed on our website you would be interested to join (max. 3):
Cover letter with preference list and motivation to join InnoRetVision
Scientific curriculum vitae with information on participation in relevant research projects as well as scholarships, awards, and prizes.
List of publications (own works in print or in preparation must be marked and attached as such)
Scientific degree (diploma/master's/master's thesis as separate pdf)
Certificates, reference letters, and other evidence
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
The deadline for applications with the GB-P- 27063 number is the 06th December, 2020. The selection interviews will take place in the 2nd-3rd week of December 2020.
For further information please contact, Herr Professor Dr. Peter Walter, Sprecher RTG 2610, Tel. 0241/ 80-88191, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.