Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation funded joint Residency/PhD training program
In collaboration with the International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP), the Research College “Translational Psychiatry”, funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation, offers a unique integrated setting for experimental and clinical research as part of a residency training program in psychiatry and psychotherapy.
Successful candidates begin with one year of clinical training, either at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University or the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry. On completion of their first year, they then continue on to do a PhD within the IMPRS-TP program. After obtaining their PhD, candidates return to their residency program to complete their clinical training in psychiatry and psychotherapy.
Within the IMPRS-TP PhD program, residents are expected to study alongside researchers in natural sciences. Language proficiencies in English and German are compulsory.
The programme focuses on the following methods:
- Molecular biology, histology
- Neuroimaging, machine learning
- Behavioral analysis, cognition in animal models
- Neurophysiology, brain stimulation
- Clinical studies, neuropsychology
Financial support is provided by contracts in the public sector (TV-Ärzte).
We welcome applications from candidates from all countries with a Medical Degree (completed by September 2016). Application deadline is September 15th 2016. All applications have to be submitted in English through our Online Application Tool (https://imprs-tp.opencampus.net/). Applications submitted by post or email will not be considered. Please refrain from applying if you already have a PhD.
For more information on the Else Kröner-Fresenius Research College, the IMPRS-TP program and how to apply, please visit http://www.imprs-tp.mpg.de