PhD position in Auditory Neuroscience about cellular mechanisms underlying tinnitus

Job Description

A four-year, full-time PhD position is available at the Department of Neuroscience of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) to study how the firing properties of different neuronal cell types in the mouse inferior colliculus change following sound overexposure, and how this relates to tinnitus.

Enthusiastic and motivated candidates with an MSc in Neuroscience or related fields are invited to apply. Experience with in vivo two-photon imaging, in vivo electrophysiology, optogenetics, or operant conditioning is welcome.

Further details

More information about the project can be obtained from Gerard Borst. Information about the research at the Department of Neuroscience can be obtained at, and about the lab at

You will become a member of the ONWAR graduate school (

How to apply

Applicants should send a letter of application, highlighting their research interests, relevant training and experience, together with their CV and the contact details of at least two references before 31-5-2023 to Gerard Borst by e-mail (

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