Job advertisement from May 15th, 2018   vacancy from: August 1st, 2018
European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen

The European Neuroscience Institute in Göttingen (ENI-G) Germany announces a position for

one Postdoctoral position
in cognitive neurosciences
fixed-term contract, 100 % | salary according to TV-L

The successful candidate will be an active member of the ‘Perception and Cognition’ group at the ENI-G. The group is primarily interested in how sensory processing is modulated by cognitive factors such as attention and reward value. The projects will involve behavioral, electroencephalography, fMRI and brain stimulation experiments in humans and are funded by an ERC Starting Grant to the PI (acronym RewardedPerception,

ENI-G is engaged in experimental molecular and cellular research on the central and peripheral nervous systems as well as cognitive and systems neurosciences research. Goettingen provides a vibrant and stimulating neuroscience community with a strong background in computational as well as experimental neurosciences.


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The applicant for the position must have a PhD degree and at least one first-author publication for which fMRI and/or brain stimulation techniques have been used. The candidate is expected to be able to engage in all phases of research projects from conceiving ideas to conducting, analysis and presentation of the results with the assistance of the PI. A strong background in mathematics, statistics and programming that could be applied to the analysis and computational modeling of the behavioral/brain data is mandatory. Enthusiasm, independence, and willingness to share ideas and skills are essential.

The earliest start date is 1st of August 2018. The applications will be processed until the position is filled. Please forward your application, containing a motivation letter, CV and contacts of two referees to Arezoo Pooresmaeili

Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

We look forward to receiving your application by June 15th, 2018

University Medical Center Göttingen
European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen
Dr. Arezoo Pooresmaeili
Group Leader
Grisebachstr. 5
37077 Göttingen
Tel.: 0551/39-61361

Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.