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Post-doctoral position in Leuven/Belgium

22 May 2020

Post-doctoral position in Leuven/Belgium

Job ID
27178
Place
Leuven/Belgium

Description

Postdoc position in motor neuroscience of aging

The Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group consists of a multidisciplinary team of international scientists with various educational backgrounds. This team adheres to an integrated behavioral and neuroscientific research strategy with a focus on experimental studies in motor control and training-induced neuroplasticity. https://gbiomed.kuleuven.be/english/research/50000737/groups/50487173


Responsibilities
The Movement Control & Neuroplasticity Research Group of KU Leuven offers a full-time position for a postdoctoral candidate in movement control. This position is targeted at an integration of behavioural and neuroscientific research, using medical imaging techniques. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with an excellent research record in studying the human brain in relation to motor/cognitive performance. The candidate will take up teaching assignments within the teaching cluster neuroscience – neurophysiology - motor control and learning.


Profile
● You possess a doctoral degree in Movement or Revalidation Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Medical Imaging, Neurosciences,
Experimental Psychology.
● You are able to take on responsibilities and work independently.
● You are interested in teaching courses in neuroscience and motor control/learning and in supervising master theses in this domain.
● You speak English fluently and have excellent writing skills.
● You look forward to collaborate within an international team of scientists with various nationalities.


Offer
We offer the candidate a full-time employment (24 months). KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied scientific research. It is highly focused on inter- and multidisciplinary research endeavours.

Interested?
For more information please contact Prof. dr. Stephan Swinnen, tel.: +32 16 32 90 71, mail: stephan.swinnen@kuleuven.be

Job Information

Closing date:
2020-06-17
Employment start date:
2020-01-08
Contract length:
2 years
Institution:
KU Leuven
Department:
Movement Control and Neuroplasticity Research Group

Contact Information

Stephan SWINNEN
Faculty of Movement and Revalidation Sciences
KU Leuven
Tervuurse Vest 101
3001 Leuven
Belgium

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