[Comp-neuro] Open Position for a PhD-Student in the Berlin
l.wiskott at biologie.hu-berlin.de
Thu Nov 30 15:41:47 CET 2006
(sent in behalf of Dr. Stephan A. Brandt)
Open Position for a PhD-Student in the Berlin NeuroImaging Center
Department of Neurology, Charit,Ai(B
D-10117 Berlin, Germany
The Berlin NeuroImaging Center (BNIC) is a young and dynamic lab that
implements interdisciplinary innovative research pertinent to various
themes of neuroscience.
The position is directly related to the project $B!H(Badaptive attention
mechanisms in conflict processing$B!I(B. The position is available in the
Vision and Motor Systems Research Group led by PD Dr. Stephan A. Brandt
and is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in
collaboration with the Institute of Psychology of the Humboldt
University, the Freie University of Berlin and the Max Planck Institute
for Human Development in the DFG funded Forschergruppe $B!H(Bconflicts as
signals in cognitive systems$B!I(B.
The goal of this project is to implement and investigate dynamic causal
models (DCM) of brain areas involved in attentional mechanisms during
conflict processing. The model will be developed in collaboration with
the Institute for Theoretical Biology and Bernstein Center for
Computational Neuroscience Berlin (Dr. Laurenz Wiskott &
Prof. Dr. John-Dylan Haynes).
The position will be available as of December 2006. The starting date is
negotiable. The appointment will be for 1 + 2 years.
Candidates should provide proof of education in physics, mathematics,
computer science, electrical engineering or other related field. Strong
mathematical and programming skills as well as the ability to
communicate and work well in a team are considered mandatory. Candidates
with the above named prerequisites who have familiar with dynamic causal
modelling are also encouraged to apply.
Salary will be ,A=(B or ,A>(B BAT IIa depending on qualifications, experience,
age and family status. BAT is the regular salary scale for public
employees in Germany.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to PD Dr. Stephan A. Brandt
stephan.brandt at charite.de
Formal applications, CV and two letters of recommendation should be sent
to PD Dr. Stephan A. Brandt at the address given above. Please send only
copies and not original documents, since the applications will not be
returned. You can also send applications via email, but please ensure
that they are complete and in a convenient format.
Handicapped applicants with corresponding qualifications will be
considered preferentially. To increase the proportion of female
scientists, applications of qualified females are especially welcome.
None. Application will be accepted until the position is filled, as will
be indicated on the web-page
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