Connecting European Neuroscience

Ph.D. Student in Magdeburg/Germany

11 April 2018

Ph.D. Student in Magdeburg/Germany

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PhD student at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Dept. of Neuropsychology
The candidate shall contribute substantially to the project “Genome-wide association study with electrophysiological correlates of human performance monitoring”, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Principal investigators: Prof. Dr. Markus Ullsperger and Dr. Tilmann Klein.
The project is embedded in Prof. Ullsperger’s lab’s general research line. The team is multidisciplinary and combines a broad variety of cognitive neuroscience methods. The Department of Neuropsychology and Magdeburg in general offer cognitive neuroscientists a unique, multidisciplinary working and learning environment with opportunities for developing expertise in a diversity of research areas and techniques. Four MRI scanners (7T, 3T), several (MR-compatible) EEG systems, an MEG system, TMS and high-performance computational facilities are available.
The successful applicant will be given the possibility to obtain a doctoral degree in natural sciences.
- an excellent Diploma/Master degree; major disciplines psychology, medicine, neuro-science, neurobiology or related subjects
- experience with EEG, and/or analysis of behavioral data concerning cognitive pro-cesses is advantageous
- interest in/experience with research on performance monitoring, cognitive control, decision making, learning in humans.
Applications by women are especially welcome. Applicants with a severe disability will receive preferential consideration if their qualifications and experience are equal to those of Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitabil-ity, ability and professional expertise. The Otto von Guericke University aims to increase the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages women to apply.

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Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

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