2 PhD positions, Developmental Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

We are looking for talented and motivated candidates for two PHD positions, 4 years, 100%.

Research group 

The positions are based at Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet (KIND). KIND is an excellence center for research, development, education and clinical practice in the area of developmental psychopathology (www.ki.se/kind).

Research project

The positions are part of BRAINVIEW, a pan-European Marie Sklodowksa-Curie Innovative Training Network project which aims to investigate the disruptions of prenatal and postnatal brain development that underlie neurodevelopmental disorders with onset early in life as autism and ADHD. The network will train Early Stage Researchers and produce new knowledge, methods and technology to answer critical issues in our efforts to understand, prevent, diagnose and treat these disorders.

For details on the specific projects and requirements, please see full announcement at www.ki.se.

What we can offer

The PhD student will be working at institutes with an excellent track record and facilities for research into childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, intervention research and neurocognitive research. Thanks to the integration of basic sciences and clinical practice, this project offers a unique opportunity for combining a strong theoretical approach with clinical application. The candidate will be embedded in an active and social group of PhD students and junior and senior researchers. In addition to the several training events organized through BRAINVIEW, the student will benefit from taking part of the doctoral education program of the Karolinska Institutet, as well as project specific training as a part of KINDs research program. Mentoring in improving independent research skills, in the writing of scientific articles and with the submission of a PhD thesis will be provided.

Full job and application information (position 1): https://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:49551/where:4/

Full job and application  information (position 2): https://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:49535/where:4/