Jülich: PhD Position

Research Center: PhD Position (65%) in Cognitive Neuroscience (2021D-199)

Advertising division: INM-3 - Cognitive Neuroscience

Reference number: 2021D-199

Researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine - Cognitive Neuroscience (INM-3) investigate the neural mechanisms underlying cognitive (dys-)function in healthy subjects and patients suffering from neurological and psychological disorders. Functional imaging (PET, MRI) and electrophysiological methods (EEG, TMS, tDCS) are combined with computational approaches.

We are looking to recruit a

PhD Position in Cognitive Neuroscience

Your Job:

The successful candidate will be part of the Attention and Prediction team ( go.fzj.de/INM3 ) and will investigate the role of prior beliefs on attention and predictive processing under supervision of Dr. Paola Mengotti. This includes:

  • Design, acquisition and analysis of neuroscientific data
  • Implementation of analysis algorithms
  • Presentation and publication of the results
  • Interaction with team members and collaborators from Psychology, Medicine, and Computational Neuroscience

Your Profile:

  • Completed study (Diploma/Master) in Cognitive (neuro)science, Psychology, Biology, or related discipline
  • An affinity with programming, including demonstrable programming skill in Matlab
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Intrinsic motivation, initiative, and an ability to work independently
  • Previous research experience with experimental psychology or cognitive neuroscience techniques (psychophysics, EEG, fMRI, TMS etc) is desirable

Our Offer:

We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We offer ideal conditions for you to complete your doctoral degree:

  • A stimulating, collaborative, and international research environment
  • An attractive research campus, situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen
  • Extensive company health management
  • Ideal conditions for balancing work and private life, as well as a family-friendly corporate policy
  • Further development of your personal strengths, e.g. through an extensive range of training courses; a structured program of continuing education and networking opportunities specifically for doctoral researchers via JuDocS, the Jülich Center for Doctoral Researchers and Supervisors: https://www.fz-juelich.de/judocs
  • Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service

The position is initially for a fixed term of 3 years. Pay in line with 65 % of pay group 13 of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund) and additionally 60 % of a monthly salary as special payment („Christmas bonus“). Pay higher than the basic pay may be possible. Further information on doctoral degrees at Forschungszentrum Jülich including our other locations is available at: www.fz-juelich.de/gp/Careers_Docs

Forschungszentrum Jülich promotes equal opportunities and diversity in its employment relations.

We also welcome applications from disabled persons.

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