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Ph.D. Student in Rovereto/Italy

13 March 2018

Ph.D. Student in Rovereto/Italy

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The Functional Neuroimaging lab at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (, Rovereto (Italy), invites applications for one PhD scholarship to investigate the dynamics of functional connectivity under resting-conditions, and upon cell-type selective neurostimulation.
The successful candidate will have a MSc in neuroscience, biotechnology, computer science, physics, or equivalent. Proficiency in image processing and analysis (Matlab, R), and/or in vivo electrophysiology is highly recommended.
This four-year studentship aims to provide the student with a thorough training in conducting research at the interface of biomedical imaging, computational image analysis, and experimental neuroscience.
The studentship is part of the international doctoral school in cognitive and brain sciences, in partnership with the University of Trento ( Final admission to the doctoral school entails a competitive selection process, as per the school regulations (
The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) is a private law Foundation, created with the objective of promoting Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is interdisciplinary and addresses basic and applied science through the development of novel technical applications.
The Functional Neuroimaging lab is located a the Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences (CNCS) @UNITN in Rovereto, Italy, one of the research nodes set up by IIT. The CNCS is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the investigation of the brain at multiple scales.
Please send your application (full CV, two academic referees, copy of master degree thesis, statement of research interest) by email to no later than May 26th, 2018.

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Functional Neuroimaging lab

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Alessandro Gozzi
Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences (CNCS) -
Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto (TN), Italy

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