Standort: Raaba-Grambach QPS Austria GmbH
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: QPS Austria GmbH
Eingetragen am: 2019-07-10

QPS Austria GmbH is a successful international full-service contract research organization (CRO) in the area of preclinical and clinical research. At our location in Grambach near Graz we are searching for a highly motivated


PhD Student
(30 hour/week)


For the project: “Validation of three different ASD mouse models for efficacy analyses of newly developed serotonin multi-target drugs.” The project will be performed in cooperation with the University of Graz and the University of Bari, Italy.

Your Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Treatment of mice using different routes
  • Behavioral tests for repetitive behavior, social deficits, activity and anxiety
  • Plan, perform, analyze and report animal experiments as well as histological and biochemical tests of brain tissues
  •  3-month stay abroad at cooperating laboratory in Italy to perform HPLC analyses
  •  Preparation of scientific posters and publications
  •  Visit of scientific conferences
  • Presentation of data at in-house meetings and at the University of Graz

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in biological sciences or equivalent
  • Strong background in animal treatment and animal behavioral tests
  •  Experience in histological analyses and protein biochemistry preferred
  •  Fluent in written and spoken English
  •  Experienced user of Microsoft Office, Graph Pad Prism, Reference Manager or EndNote
  •  Able to work independently
  •  Good team player
  •  Self-motivated

What we offer:

  •  Be part of a dynamic and dedicated team in an internationally active company
  • For that 30 hour/week position we offer € 2.162,40 gross per month. The position is limited to 3 years. Start of the project is October 1st, 2019
  • Meal vouchers / Daily fresh fruits and free coffee/tea
  • Flexible working hours

Please send your complete application documents, including CV, cover letter describing your area of expertise and motivation and certificates to For more information please visit

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