|| The Biological Psychology group of Prof. Dr. Bianca Wittmann at the Department of Psychology and Sports Science invites applications for a
in cognitive neuroscience. The position is available as of now until 31 December 2021 and is funded by the project grant “The interaction of visual and motivational salience in natural-scene perception” In agreement with current regulations, the position is on the TV-H E13 scale (65%) for public employees.
The project is part of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 135 under the umbrella theme “Cardinal mechanisms of perception: Prediction, valuation, categorization” (www.sfb-perception.de). We offer a highly motivated environment with excellent conditions for scientific training. The research centre unites leading experts in perception research.
The project will investigate the influence of motivational and perceptual factors on category learning and reward learning 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 data and for writing scientific papers. We encourage research visits in collaborating research groups abroad (Princeton University, PI: Yael Niv).
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. Basic programming skills and proficiency in English are essential; prior experience with fMRI is 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 March 14th, 2019 to Prof. Dr. Bianca Wittmann, Department of Biological Psychology, Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10/F, 35394 Giessen, Germany, stating the application number 253/06, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single pdf file. Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications.
For further details, please contact Bianca Wittmann:
Phone +49-641-99-26160, E-Mail email@example.com