SPIN (Signal Processing in Neurons): 9 PhD fellowships, Neuroscience 1440 views

The international PhD College SPIN – Signal Processing in Neurons announces 9 PhD fellowships in Neuroscience. The program is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and is jointly run by the Medical University of Innsbruck and the University of Innsbruck.

About the program:

  • SPIN PhD Program is multidisciplinary program; interactions at the interface of molecular, system and clinical neuroscience.
  • The aim is to reach a new level of understanding of the fundamental integrative processes that govern the inter- and intraneuronal signaling under normal and pathological conditions.

Duration: 3 year; a possibility to extend to a 4th year

Fellowship value: fully funded PhD program; € 2045,10 gross/month


  • Applicant must hold Masters’ degree in Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Psychology or Human Medicine Graduate
  • Applicant must be proficient user of the English language

How to apply:

  • Submit the following documents in English language via email (as a single, named document in PDF format using “lastname_firstname.pdf”) to the following address: spin@i-med.ac.at
  • Informal statement that gives insight into applicant’s qualifications and interest in specific neuroscience areas
  • CV
  • Transcripts of records or certificates of Master’s degree (with indication of credit system)
  • The names and contact details of at least 2 former supervisors or lecturers that may be contacted by SPIN (letters of recommendation may be added)

Selection Criteria:

  • PhD students are selected on the basis of their application materials and a personal interview at Innsbruck Medical University.
  • Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated students of any nationality
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Medical University of Innsbruck and University of Innsbruck
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Neuroscience, Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Psychology
Fellowship amount Fully funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 March 2017

More information about the PhD program


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  • Address Austria
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