Neural Information Processing

Job Openings

Please contact Prof. Dr. Klaus Obermayer for current job openings


Prof. Dr. Klaus Obermayer
Neural Information Processing Group
MAR 5-6, Marchstrasse 23
10587 Berlin, Germany
email: oby(at)

PhD Position in Computational Neuroscience (Reference Number IV-215/25)

Modelling Neural Dynamics and the Effects of Transcranial Electrical Stimulation

Starting date: as soon as possible

Duration: 5 years

Application deadline: 12.05,2023

Salary level: TV-L E13 (100%)

Working field:

Participation in the projects of our research group in the field of computational neuroscience on modelling neural dynamics and the effects of transcranial electrical stimulation; collaboration with theoretical and experimental / clinical research groups of the Collaborative Research Center 1315 „Mechanisms and Disturbances of Memory Consolidation" (, cf. project B03) and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin (; assistance in the maintenance of the computer infrastructure of the research group; teaching tutorials for introductory courses in programming and algorithms & architectures for non-CS students.


Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom, or equivalent) in Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related fields; in-depth knowledge in dynamical systems, very good command of the German and English languages, the ability to teach in both German and English is required; very good programming skills and competences in the operating system UNIX; experience in modelling neural systems, teaching experience, and experience in server administration (UNIX) are desirable.

Please send your application with the usual documents exclusively by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Klaus Obermayer at, quoting the reference number (IV-215/25).