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The laboratory for neuroimaging / the research group of Professor Christine Ecker at University Hospital Frankfurt is looking for a highly motivated and skilled PhD-candidate with a Master’s degree in neuroinformatics, bioinformatics, physics, or a related field.

You will be part of the “Transcranial brain stimulation as innovative therapy for chronic paediatric neuropsychiatric disorders” project (STIPED, and your tasks will include:

-	Acquisition of neuroimaging data (sMRI, DTI, and rsfMRI)
-	Pre-processing of neuroimaging data using standard neuroimaging software packages and custom pipelines 
-	Reproducible analysis of neuroimaging data using statistical methods and machine learning approaches in Matlab, Python and R
-	Writing research papers and other publications

For more information on the laboratory for neuroimaging, please visit

The contract is limited to 36 months. Salary and benefits are in accordance with a public service position in Germany (collective agreement TV-G-U E13, 70%). Working language is English or German.

If you have any questions left, please contact Dr. Tim Schäfer (tim.schaefer[at] To apply, send your application (a short letter of motivation, a current CV, and contact data of up to three references) by email to Prof. Christine Ecker (christine.ecker[at] Please provide all documents as a single PDF file.