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UMR5229-LIUPAP-002 Post-doc in cognitive neuroscience (H/F)

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Français - Anglais

Date Limite Candidature : jeudi 24 juin 2021

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General information

Reference : UMR5229-LIUPAP-006
Workplace : BRON
Date of publication : Thursday, June 3, 2021
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 4 October 2021
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 2600
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent


Applications for a post-doctoral position are invited in the context of a research program investigating the cognitive and neural processing of social (human-human) and nonsocial (human-object) interactions. The program is funded by a European Research Council Starting Grant (ERC-STG) and is coordinated by Dr. Liuba Papeo.
Candidates with a PhD in cognitive neuroscience or related fields and experience in TMS or EEG methodology are particularly encouraged to apply.

The appointed fellow will be in charge of the design of experiments, data acquisition and processing, writing scientific articles and dissemination activities (participation and presentation of the work in scientific events) and supervision of junior member of the team (master students).

The initial commitment is for two years renewable until 2023. The minimal salary is 2600 euro (gross), with possible adjustment depending upon qualifications and experience.
The contract can start as early as April 1st, 2020, but we will continue evaluating applications until the position is filled.
Further information on the Institution and the lab can be found here and here.


The activities of the research team involve designing experiments using behavioral methods, neuroimaging (fMRI), neurostimulation (TMS, TDCS), electroencephalography (EEG) and eye-tracking in human infants and adults, data collection and processing, participation to weekly lab meetings and other events at the ISCMJ.
More information on the team can be found here: www.liubapapeo.com


The ideal candidate should possess:
- a PhD in cognitive neuroscience or related fields;
- experience with TMS, EEG or fMRI methodologies;
- solid knowledge of statistical methods, proficiency in programming (e.g. Matlab, Python, Javascript, R);
- disposition to team work;
- independence and strong motivation
- proficiency in spoken and written language;

Speaking French is not a requirement.

Work Context

The project is develop at the ISCMJ, a very exciting and vibrant research center that hosts twelve teams working on various fields of cognitive neuroscience. The life of the lab is organized to promote interaction and collaborations within and between the teams, with weekly seminars and recurrent workshops. The track record of the ISCMJ and the successful development of PhD theses in the past years make the ISCMJ a center for excellent research and training of students and researchers.

Constraints and risks

The ISCMJ offers all the facilities and human resources to develop competitive research. As a safeguard to a successful and productive postdoc period, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop parallel, although related, research paradigms.

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