Oferta de doctorado en neurociencia cognitiva (Alemania) ~ Bioblogia.net

3 de febrero de 2017

Oferta de doctorado en neurociencia cognitiva (Alemania)

The Biological Psychology group at the Department of Psychology and Sports Science invites applications for a PhD position in cognitive neuroscience. The position is available immediately until 31 December 2017, (with a perspective on extension) and is funded by the project grant “The interaction of visual and motivational salience in natural-scene perception” as part of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 135 under the umbrella theme “Cardinal mechanisms of perception: Prediction, valuation, categorization”. In agreement with current regulations, the position is on the TV-H E13 scale (65%) for public employees.

The project will investigate the influence of visual object properties on motivational learning and decision-making using fMRI. The department offers a research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner with eye-tracking and peripheral physiology equipment. The successful candidate
will be responsible for collecting and analyzing fMRI, eye-tracking and behavioural data of learning and decision-making and for writing scientific papers.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in neuroscience, psychology, biology or a related field and with a strong interest in cognitive
neuroscience and the ability to work independently. Good programming skills and proficiency in English are essential; prior experience in computational neuroscience and experience with fMRI are of advantage.

The Justus Liebig University, Giessen seeks to support women in scientific research. Therefore we strongly encourage women to apply for the available position. As a family friendly institution of higher education, the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, welcomes applicants with children.

Please send your application (CV, transcripts or degree certificates, a brief statement of research interests and contact details of two referees) by 9 February 2017 to Prof. Dr. Bianca Wittmann, Department of Psychology, Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10F, 35394 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 613/00450/06. Please send a copy by email to bianca.wittmann@psychol.uni-giessen.de as a single pdf file. Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications. As the documents will not be returned after the end of the selection procedure do not send originals.

For further details, please contact Bianca Wittmann: Phone +49-641-9926 160, E-mail bianca.wittmann@psychol.uni-giessen.de

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