12/01/2018 PhD Position – Department of Neurology, Charité university hospital Berlin

 PhD positions (TV-L 13, 65%) are available in“Neural Regeneration and Plasticity”  group at the Department of Neurology, Charité university hospital Berlin for a period of three years, starting February1st 2018.

The main research focus  is the description of endogenous neuroregenerative processes in animal models for neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson´s and Alzheimer´s and the modulation of the brains own repair capacity by external stimulation.

There are looking for highly motivated, inquisitive, enthusiastic, and result-driven PhD candidates with prior research experience in animal model research. Candidates should ideally hold Master’s degrees in Biology, Biotechnology, Neuroscience or related disciplines which are relevant for the development of innovative diagnostic and regenerative therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative diseases.

Detailed project descriptions can be found under :

If interested, please send your application in English or German to barbara.steiner@charite.de

Please include

  • A complete and up-to- date curriculum vitae
  •  Statement of motivation detailing why you would like to be part of the group, what
    makes you a suitable candidate and which of the projects listed on our website do you
  • Names and contact details of references


Barbara Steiner

PD Dr.med. Barbara Steiner
Fachärztin für Neurologie

Zusatzbezeichnung Geriatrie

AG Neurale Regeneration und Plastizität
Klinik für Neurologie
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
D-10117 Berlin
Phone: ++49-30-450 517168
email: barbara.steiner@charite.de