Giessen: PhD position (50%)

University: PhD position (50%) at Biological Psychology group (108/06)

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 with a flexible starting date. In agreement with current regulations, the position is on the TV-H E13 scale (50 %) for public employees.

Scientific employees are – unless the allowed maximum duration of a temporary employment is exceeded – generally employed for an initial duration of 3 years with a possibility of extension for an additional 2 years, if the above-mentioned requirements are fulfilled.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to research on motivational or long-term memory processes using fMRI and to teaching in biological psychology according to the teaching regulations of Hesse. The department offers an on-site research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner. The successful candidate will collect and analyse fMRI data, present the results at scientific conferences and write scientific papers.

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

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, 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 February 2nd, 2021 to sekretariat-bio(at)psychol.uni-giessen.de (CC: bianca.wittmann(at)psychol.uni-giessen.de) as a single pdf file, stating the application number 108/06.

Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications.

For further details, please contact Bianca Wittmann:
Phone +49-641-99 26160, E-Mail : bianca.wittmann(at)psychol.uni-giessen.de

Die Ausschreibung ist auch im Internet unter https://www.uni-giessen.de/karriere/stellenangebote/ausschreibungen/wissenschaftliche-mitarbeiter/108-06-E abrufbar.

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