Zürich (CH): PhD Position

University Hospital: PhD Position in neuroscience of neurofeedback training using real time fMRI

PhD Position in neuroscience of neurofeedback training using real time fMRI

veröffentlicht am: 15.10.2018

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Institut, Seminar, Klinik / Institute, Department, Clinic
University of Zürich, Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland

Abteilungsbeschreibung / Description of UZH unit
The University Hospital Zurich and the psychiatric hospital of the University of Zürich offers an interdisciplinary scientific environment. The Neuroimaging Centres have cutting-edge infrastructure with 3-Tesla MRI, eye tracking, and MR-compatible EEG systems.

Aufgabenbereich / Responsibilities
The successful applicant will develop, perform, and analyze cognitive neuroscience experiments using multimodal imaging including EEG-fMRI and real-time fMRI neurofeedback. Results should be then published in peer-reviewed journals.

Beschäftigungsgrad / Workload in %
100 %

Anforderungen / Qualifications?
Candidates should hold (or expect) a very good university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in neuroscience, psychology or a related field (e.g., neuroscience, computer science, biomedical engineering, or physics). Prior experience in cognitive neuroscience (visual psychophysics, attention), functional or structural MRI, or EEG/MEG is desirable. Experience with computational modelling techniques would be an asset but is not essential.

Sprachkenntnisse / Language requirements
german, english

Computerkenntnisse / Computer skills
basic statistical data processing, programing MATLAB is desirable but not a criteria

Wir bieten / We offer
The research group of the Department of Neuroradiology of the University Hospital Zürich (Group Leader: PD Dr. Lars Michels) invites applicants for a PhD position in the context of a project funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The successful candidate will work on the impact of differential neurofeedback by real time fMRI and strategy-driven techniques on neuro-functional and behavioral effects during attentional and visual processing.
Aim of project: This research project aims to shed new light on training-induced longitudinal changes in attention, visual processing, and neuronal function by real time fMRI neurofeedback training in healthy subjects.

Stellenantritt / This position opens on
The PhD position is available at the next possible date. The position is limited to 3 years and remunerated according to SNF PhD salary group. There will be the opportunity to participate in the ZNZ PhD program of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.

Auskunft erteilt / More information
PD Dr. Lars Michels
E-mail: lars.michels@usz.ch (for informal inquiries)

E-Mail
OanaGeorgiana.Rus-Oswald@usz.ch

Bewerbungen / Application
Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen an oben genannte E-Mail-Adresse.

University of Zürich, University Hospital Zürich
Universität Zürich
Department of Neuroradiology
Frauenklinikstrasse 10
8091 Zürich

Bewerbungsfrist: 01.12.2018


Die Ausschreibung ist auch im Internet unter http://www.jobs.uzh.ch/jobDetail.php?jobID=8574 abrufbar.

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