[visionlist] PhD position on action, perception & psychosis in Giessen
Bianca van Kemenade
biancavankemenade at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 10:30:41 -04 2023
There is a PhD position available in my new lab at the
Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany. In the lab we investigate the
neural mechanisms of perception, how action influences our perception, and
what causes altered perception in people with psychotic symptoms. We use
behavioural methods, fMRI, and brain stimulation.
The position can be filled as soon as possible and is funded for 3 years.
Salary is according to the German TV-H salary system on the level of 50%
“Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter” (E13 TV-H, 50%). A limited amount of
teaching duties is expected from the successful candidate.
*We’re looking for someone with:*
• Completed Master‘s or equivalent university degree in Psychology,
Neuroscience, Biology, or a related field
• Knowledge of and interest in topics in cognitive neuroscience, in
particular perceptual mechanisms
• Experience with data collection and data analysis
• Very good English skills
• Good programming skills (e.g. Matlab/Python)
Gießen has a vibrant action and perception research community that provides
a supportive atmosphere and plenty of opportunities for collaboration and
training. There are regular seminar series, workshops, shared lab meetings,
etc. So although my lab is still very new, you will be part of a larger
research network with many interactions with other labs and training
*How to apply:*
The official job ad with more details and the online submission form is
You will need to upload an up-to-date CV, a letter detailing your research
experience and your fit with the advertised position, certificates, and
contact details for 2 references. Please note that your documents will have
to be provided in English or German.
*Application deadline: *28-02-2023
For any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch (
bianca.van-kemenade at psychiat.med.uni-giessen.de).
Prof. Dr. Bianca van Kemenade
Zentrum für Psychiatrie
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