The Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Innsbruck (Austria) is considering applications for a funded 4-year PhD position. The PhD student will contribute to several programs of research in the lab, including the cognitive and neural mechanisms involved in emotion regulation, emotion, and social decision-making. The lab uses functional neuroimaging and behavioral paradigms. More information on the lab’s research can be found at https://www.affectiveneuro.at/
The position is designed for a talented and productive researcher with a MA in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, who takes innovative approaches to the study of social cognitive and/or affective processes and their neural basis. This opportunity provides a transition to career independence through the development of professional skills; supervision by a faculty mentor incorporating an individual development plan in support of training goals; and publication of research findings.
The position involves
- conducting research and performing fMRI experiments;
- analyzing fMRI data;
- preparing and presenting reports of research results;
- presenting the findings at international conferences.
Requirements and Skills
- Excellent master and doctoral degree in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive science, or an equivalent discipline
- High motivation and interest in interdisciplinary research
- Solid background in statistical analysis
- Of advantage is a background in any of the following areas:
- knowledge of neuroscientific methods (fMRI, EEG)
- knowledge of eye-tracking
- programming experience (e.g. Matlab, Python)
How to apply
Please apply via the university website: https://lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/karriereportal.details?asg_id_in=11933
Include a short statement of research interests, CV, Transcripts, and a list of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.
For more information please contact: Prof. Dr. Carmen Morawetz (firstname.lastname@example.org)