Open Call for the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme
The application period for the next edition of the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme (INDP), based in Lisbon, Portugal, is open from December 19th 2013 to February 1st 2014. The 8 selected students will start classes in January 2015.
he INDP aims to provide students of diverse backgrounds with a foundation to perform innovative and interdisciplinary work in basic or applied neuroscience at an international level. The Programme is hosted at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon, Portugal, a leading centre for research, technology and clinical care.
Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to tackle difficult intellectual challenges, to learn new skills and ways of thinking and to work passionately as part of a research team. Predoctoral training in quantitative disciplines (e.g. physics, mathematics, computer science), biological sciences (e.g. biology, medicine, bioengineering) or related fields is important. Previous research experience is also desirable but not required. Applicants should have a Masters degree and/or a 4+ year undergraduate degree, or will be obtaining their degree by no later than December 31st 2014.
To apply, candidates have to submit an academic CV, at least one letter of recommendation, and a letter of motivation explaining their background and interest in Neuroscience. Applications will be evaluated by a selection committee (SC), composed by the Programme Director and by two or three additional members of the CNP faculty. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown.
More information about the application process here.