[visionlist] Two Positions (one PhD and one Post-doctoral) at the
University of Barcelona
j.lopezmoliner at ub.edu
Thu Jan 10 16:44:53 GMT 2008
1. Two Positions (one PhD and one Post-doctoral) at the University of
Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research
position and one PhD student in the Group of Attention, Action and
Perception (http://www.pcb.ub.es/homepcb/live/en/p2153.asp) at the
Parc Científic of University of Barcelona (Spain). The post is part
of BRAINGLOT, a Spanish Research Network on
Cognitive Neuroscience (Consolider-Ingenio 2010 Scheme, Spanish
Ministry of Science and Education).
The project is conceived with an open and multidisciplinary vocation,
as one of its major anchor points places the stress on the mutual
influence (both in terms of cognitive and neural processes) between
perception, multisensory integration, and the executive control
attention. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth
for those interested in the fields of psychology, neurobiology,
cognitive neuroscience or related disciplines including computer
The Post-doctoral position is available mainly to lead brain imaging
studies using fMRI of multisensory integration (possibly complemented
with other methodologies like ERP, behavioral, etc...).
The PhD position is available mainly to conduct studies on
multisensory integration using behavioural/psychophysical methods,
human electrophysiology and/or
neuroimaging and it is an excellent opportunity to start an academic
career for those interested in the fields of psychology, neurobiology,
cognitive neuroscience or related disciplines.
3. Candidate Profile
Candidates must have a completed (or near to completion) PhD and a
solid background in the life
sciences, cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, and/or cognitive
psychology. Experience with functional
MRI data analysis and basic programming skills (e.g., Presentation, E-
prime, and Matlab) will be strongly
valued. Applicants from outside the EU are welcome to apply but must
qualify for a valid visa.
We are seeking highly motivated applicants with an interest in the
Cognitive Neurosciences and who have
(or are close to have) a degree in Psychology, Life Sciences, or
related fields. Essential to the post are
good communication and writing skills. Some experience with
neuropsychology, ERPs or other neuroimaging methodologies will be
valued. Applicants from outside the
EU are welcome to apply but must qualify for a valid visa.
Position: The position will be funded and renewable for up to three
Starting date: Flexible throughout first half of 2008
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Travel: The project will require short trips within Spain
Position: The positions are funded for 4 years
Starting date: Beginning of 2008
Salary: 15,000 Eur/y (before taxes)
5. How to apply
Applications should include:
• a C.V. including a list of publications
• the names of two referees who would willing to write letters of
• a cover letter describing research interests
For informal enquiries about the position and applications, please
contact Joan López-Moliner (j.lopezmoliner at ub.edu) or Salvador Soto-
Faraco (salvador.soto at icrea.es).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please, mention the position that you are applying for (POSTDOCTORAL
or PhD) in the email subject
Grup de Recerca Neurociencia Cognitiva
Departament de Psicologia Bàsica
Universitat de Barcelona
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171
08035 Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
e-mail: J.LopezMoliner at ub.edu
phone: +34 93 3125143
fax: +34 93 402 13 63
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