[visionlist] PhD position: model-based analysis of atypical perception in autism

Dominik Endres dominik.endres at uni-marburg.de
Thu Jan 24 12:07:05 -04 2019

*Project title*:
Atypical Perception in Autism-Spectrum Disorders: Model-based Analysis of 
Functional and MR-Spectroscopy Data for the Investigation of Deviant 
Perceptual Processes

*What we offer*:
A PhD student position in an interdisciplinary, DFG-funded research project, 
involving a combination of functional imaging, Psychiatry, and computational 
The position is part-time (65 % of regular working hours)  with salary and 
benefits commensurate with a public service position in the state  Hesse, 
Germany (TV-H E 13).
An association with the DFG-RTG 2271 ‘breaking expectations’ or the CRC 135 
‘Cardinal Mechanisms of Perception’ is possible and encouraged.

*What we expect*:
a qualified degree in Neuroscience, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer
Science, engineering or Physics (Master, Diploma, or comparable) as well as 
demonstrable programming experience in a high-level language, e.g. Python or 
Matlab. We expect you to be interested in the topic of the project (to be 
documented in a motivation letter (1 page max), in which you may refer to 
prior experiences, for instance, a thematically pertinent thesis, student 
research assistant positions, etc.), or quantitative modeling. We also expect 
prior exposure to machine learning and Bayesian statistics.

*Application deadline*:

Feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Dominik Endres at mailto:dominik.endres at uni-
marburg.de for more information.

The official advert can be found at 

Prof. Dr. Dominik Endres
AE Theoretische Neurowissenschaft
Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie
FB Psychologie, Gutenbergstr 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany 
Tel. +49-(0)6421-28-23818

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