Connecting European Neuroscience

Professor in Leiden/Netherlands

12 April 2019

Professor in Leiden/Netherlands

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Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience (1.0 fte)

Key Responsibilities
• Conducting independent research in your field (40%);
• Teaching suitable BSc and MSc courses and supervising BSc and MSc research projects (60%);
• Contributing to organizational activities of the institute.

Selection Criteria
• We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching abilities, and have experience with various types of teaching and supervision of students at different stages of their education;
• Candidates should have a strong research record, evident from (among others) a completed PhD thesis and peer-reviewed (international) publications on topics in cognitive psychology or related fields;
• Valued research experience: modeling skills; programming; neuroimaging (fMRI and/or EEG); valorization of research; collaboration with industrial / non-academic parties.
• Proficiency in the Dutch language is not essential but candidates are expected to acquire a good command of the Dutch language within the first year;

We offer a four-year term position. Salary range from € 3637.- to € 5656.- gross per month (pay scale 11 or 12 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

For inquiries, please contact professor Sander Nieuwenhuis, email

Please submit online your application no later than the 30th of April 2019 via the blue button of our application system (available from April 16th at Applicants should submit online a letter of interest and a cv with a list of publications

Job Information

Closing date:
Leiden University
Cognitive Psychology Unit

Contact Information

Sander Nieuwenhuis
Cognitive Psychology Unit
Institute of Psychology & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition
Leiden University
the Netherlands

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