[visionlist] post-doc 1 neuropsychologist and 1 behavioral neuroscientist: Institute of Medical Psychology Magdeburg

Ferchland, Nicolle nicolle.ferchland at med.ovgu.de
Wed Jan 21 08:11:35 PST 2009

2 Positions for research scientists /post-docs available at the Institute of Medical Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg (Director: Prof. Dr. Bernhard A. Sabel):

1 neuropsychologist and 1 behavioral neuroscientist

The neuropsychologist will carry out research in the fields of neuroplasticity in normal aging or age-associated disorders (such as stroke), with a focus on the visual system using fMRI, EEG, TMS and non-invasive current stimulation.  The behavioral neuroscientist will study mechanisms of brain repair and regeneration/recovery in rat models of CNS damage using behavioural, anatomical, molecular biological and/or imaging techniques (full equipped laboratory available).  Both positions are available for an initial period of 3 yrs with possibility for extension. The salary is according to the German state scale TVL-13 (about 45.000 EURO depending on qualifications). 

The University of Magdeburg is located about 1 hr. from Berlin and has neuroscience as one of its research specializations. The Institute and laboratories are located on the University Hospital campus with more than 200 neuroscientists.   We are an interdisciplinary team (psychologist, biologists, medical scientists) working in an exciting neuroscience environment with many collaboration opportunities on campus. We offer a pleasant and productive working environment and support our employees to achieve scientific progress in an internationally competitive environment. Prior experience in scientific publishing desirable.

Your qualifications: 
*	PhD in Psychology, Neurobiology or related fields (e.g. Neuroscience, Behav. Biology, Medicine).
*	Experience in carrying out competitive research and publish in international journals
*	Team spirit and the burning desire to be successful

Please send applications (application letter, CV, representative reprints) to nicolle.ferchland at med.ovgu.de

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