Job ID: 114339

Multiple PhD positions in Cognitive Neuroscience at SISSA

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 28 August 2023

Contract Length: 4 years

City: Trieste

Country: Italy

Institution: International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA)



SISSA is an elite postgraduate research institution for Maths, Physics and Neuroscience, located in Trieste, Italy. SISSA operates in English, and its faculty and student community is diverse and strongly international. The Cognitive Neuroscience Department ( hosts 7 research labs that study the neuronal bases of time and magnitude processing, visual perception, motivation and intelligence, language and reading, tactile perception and learning, and neural computation. The Department is highly interdisciplinary; our approaches include behavioural, psychophysics, and neurophysiological experiments with humans and animals, as well as computational, statistical and mathematical models. Students from a broad range of backgrounds (physics, maths, medicine, psychology, biology) are encouraged to apply.

The selection procedure is now open. The application deadline is 28 August 2023. To learn how to apply, please visit .

Please contact the PhD Coordinator Mathew Diamond ( and/or your prospective supervisor for more information and informal inquiries.

Best wishes,

Eugenio Piasini