join our team!

We are an international, diverse and dynamic research team and welcome scientists from all over the world. We have several ongoing ERC- and WWTF-funded research projects that aim to understand the neurobiological mechanisms of emotion and cognition using electrophysiological, behavioral, genetic and in vivo imaging tools. See details below and follow us on Twitter to see the newest job announcements. More positions in the institute can be found here.

Postdoctoral candidates

Are you interested in understanding how the brain processes emotion and cognition on molecular, electrophysiological and circuit level? We are looking for postdoctoral team members with experience in electrophysiology, data analysis, behavioral testing, and stereotactic surgeries. Additional external postdoctoral funding opportunities can be found here.

Additional postdoctoral positions in our department: click here.



PhD students

Unfortunately, our lab is currently full. Please have a look here for additional options to study at MedUni Vienna.

Research technicians

If you are interested in supporting our team with behavioral testing, staining techniques, histology and general lab maintenance, please contact for pre-inquiries. Experience with handling animals for behavioral testing is required. New positions will be available mid 2023. Please familiarize yourself with visa requirements beforehand Link

Research internships

Inquiries from highly talented and motivated students who would like to join for a voluntary internship, rotation and/or Master theses are always welcome. Registration with your current home university will be required throughout the whole stay. Application for ERASMUS+ fellowships is highly recommended. Please familiarize yourself with additional funding opportunities here. For pre-inquiries, contact