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The IRTG 2773, the joint International Research Training Group “Risks and Pathomechanisms of Affective disorders” between the TU Dresden and King’s College London, offers positions as

PhD students (m/f/x)

starting July 1st, 2022.

The IRTG is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and is a structured international graduate program established as a cooperation between the Technische Universität (TU) Dresden and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. It will investigate risk factors and pathomechanisms of affective disorders to improve prevention, early detection and treatment.

Within the unique environment of the transCampus, young scientists are trained in the field of translational research on affective disorders.

Candidates should fulfill the following requirements:

  • keen interest in aspects of the developmental aspects of mental disorders;
  • an above-average degree in medicine, psychology, neuroscience or a related field;
  • good written and spoken skills in English (at least B2) and German (at least A2);
  • special requirements depending on project (see list of projects on the IRTG 2773 page).

What we offer:

  • comprehensive translational project supervision by the principal investigators;
  • a well structured curriculum comprising behavioural and developmental neuroscience, child/adolescent/adult psychiatry, clinical and cognitive psychology, psychoneuroendocrinology, genetics/genomics, computational science, digital health;
  • six-month research rotation to King`s in London or TU Dresden, respectively.

The positions (salary level 75% TV-L E13) are for three years.

For informal inquiries, please contact irtg@ukdd.de.

Applications including a covering letter, CV with publication list, copy of degree certificate and transcript of grades (i.e. the official list of coursework including your grades), abstract of master thesis, two referee letters, proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or equivalent) and German should be submitted as a single pdf file until 10.04.2022 with registration number PSY0922014 to irtg2773@ukdd.de or via the online recruitment platform (currently only available in German).

Applications from women and people with disabilities are particularly welcome.