Jun 11, 2008

Job Offer - Ph.D Scholarship in Neuroscience - Neuroplasticity and TMS

Ph.D Scholarship in Neuroscience - Neuroplasticity and TMS
School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

The School of Psychiatry at UNSW invites applications for a Ph.D. Scholarship investigating mechanisms of Neuroplasticity, to commence in the 2nd half of 2008. Each scholarship is for $27,500 p.a. for a maximum of 3 years,

The Scholarship will focus on the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and other techniques to investigate mechanisms of neuroplasticity in health, ageing and psychiatric disorders. This scholarship is offered as part of the Brain and Ageing Program, UNSW, a high profile research program funded by the NH&MRC, which aims to evaluate the determinants of age-related cognitive disorders. The successful doctoral student will be working with Professors Colleen Loo and Perminder Sachdev, researchers with a track record in brain stimulation techniques, in conjunction with neurophysiology collaborators, based in Randwick, Sydney.

Applicants are encouraged from students/researchers from a variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to medicine, psychology, neurophysiology and neurology.

For further details, please contact Assoc. Prof Colleen Loo (by phone +61-2-9113 2039, or email.