[visionlist] Postdoc and PhD position in cognitive neuroscience Amsterdam

Pieter Roelfsema p.roelfsema at ioi.knaw.nl
Fri May 27 15:04:20 GMT 2005


Postdoc and PhD position in cognitive neuroscience:
Neurophysiology in trained primates

A PhD and a Postdoctoral position are available to study the neural
correlates of visual attention, working memory, and conscious awareness in
the Dept. Vision & Cognition (head Pieter Roelfsema) at the Netherlands
Ophthalmic Research Institute in Amsterdam. The projects aim to characterize
the interactions between cortical areas that are involved in low-level and
high-level visual perception. The successful applicant will use single and
multiple neuron recording techniques in behaving monkeys. The ideal
candidate will have a strong background in cognitive neuroscience,
preferably with some experience in neurophysiological techniques, and strong
programming skills. To apply, please send application letter, CV and two
letters of recommendation to:

Heidi Lieveld
The Netherlands Ophthalmic Research Institute
Meibergdreef 47
1105 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Telephone: +31-20-5664589
email: h.lieveld at ioi.knaw.nl

Appointment:
The position involves a temporary appointment for 3 years (postdoc) or 4
years (PhD student).

Salary:
(PhD-student)
According to the Collective Agreement for Dutch Universities
(CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten) starting from ? 1.813,- per month in the
first year and increasing to ? 2.283,- per month in the fourth year
(fulltime position), excluding 8% holiday pay and a year-end bonus.

(postdoc)
The postdoc will earn a maximum of  ? 3.453,- gross per month for a 38-hour
working week (according to the Collective Agreement for Dutch Universities
(CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten), excluding 8% holiday pay and a year-end
bonus. The actual salary will depend on the appointee's educational
background and experience.





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