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PhD Position

The University of Bremen, Faculty of Physics/Electrical Engineering and Information Technology,
the Institute for Microsensors, -Actuators and –Systems (IMSAS)  is offering –
under the condition of job release – as soos as possible -

        PhD position in the area of long-term stable neural implants
    German Federal pay scale E 13 TV-L / full-time position for 36 months

IMSAS -  - is an Institute of the University of Bremen which conducts
research in microtechnology.

The employment is fixed-term and governed by the Act of Academic Fixed-Term Contract,
§2 I (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). Therefore, candidates may only be considered
for appointment if they still have the respective qualification periods available in accordance
with § 2 (1) WissZeitVG.

Your tasks:
We are seeking a Scientist to do research on long-term stable hermetically sealed layers of
neuroimplants. One of the biggest problems concerning electrical active neuroimplants is the
degrading of the functioning after a couple of months or years through permeating moisture.
The aim of this project is to develop - by analysis of the degradation and through specifically
devised technological experiments - a combination of layers, which will be stable in the brain’s
fluid over many years.

What we expect from you:
The candidate should hold an excellent university degree in Electrical Engineering, Nanotechnology,
Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and knowledge of written and spoken English.

We offer a lively, future-oriented, team-based, attractive research environment with the opportunity
for scientific qualification and doctorate.

General Information:
As the University of Bremen intends to increase the proportion of female employees in science,
women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications from international applications and applications by academics with a migration
background are explicitly welcome.

In case of equal skills and qualifications, priority will be given to disabled persons.

For further information you can contact Prof. Dr. W. Lang, Tel. +49(0)421/218-62602 or by

Please send your application in German or English, including a letter of motivation,
CV and university certificates (master/diploma or equivalent) under the job ID A12/19
before February 18th,2019 to :

University of Bremen
Faculty 1 of Physics & Electrical Engineering
IMSAS - Institute for Microsensors, -Actuators and –Systems
Secretary of Prof. Lang
Mrs. Lisa Reichel
Otto-Hahn-Allee 1
28359 Bremen

or electronically and combined into a single PDF file to Lisa Reichel:
Please do not send any originals or folders, as we cannot return any applications for cost reasons.

Created on 25.01.19 by Rebekka Rosner