[Comp-neuro] Up to nine PhD and Postdoctoral Stipends in Germany

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The Mercator Research Group (MRG) Structure of Memory at the Ruhr University
Bochum, Germany invites applications for

*up to nine PhD and Postdoctoral Stipends*

The MRG is funded by the Mercator Foundation and investigates episodic and
semantic memory processes and their relation to other cognitive functions.
It comprises a diverse and interdisciplinary team of philosophers and
experimental as well as theoretical neuroscientists. The main language of
communication is English. PhD students will be encouraged to join the
International Graduate School of Neuroscience. Postdocs will have moderate
teaching obligations. Stipends will be competitive.

Available are PhD stipends in

A. *Behavioral and Molecular Neuroscience* to define the contribution of
brain areas of interest to memory function
B. *In-vitro Electrophysiology and Computational Neuroscience* with focus on
the neural mechanisms supporting memory
C. *Computational Neuroscience of Learning and Memory*
D. *Philosophy of Mind and Language* with expertise in logic/formal
semantics and interests in neurophilosophy

as well as PhD or postdoctoral stipendiary fellowships in

E. *Neurolinguistics or Cognitive Neuroscience* with expertise in human EEG
and interests in semantic processing
F. *Cognitive Neuroscience* with expertise in human fMRI and interests in
higher cognition

For futher information see www.rub.de/mrg/memory/jobs. Please address
inquiries and applications to Prof. Magdalena Sauvage (A), Dr. Motoharu
Yoshida (B), Prof. Sen Cheng (C), or Prof. Markus Werning (D, E, F). To
apply please send a letter stating your motivation and your research
interests, a complete CV, and the names and email addresses of three
referees to mrg1 at rub.de by February 14th, 2010.

The Ruhr University Bochum is one of Germany’s leading research
universities. The University draws its strengths from both the diversity and
the proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single,
coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and
researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and
faculties. Host to 32,600 students and 4,700 staff, the Ruhr University is a
vital institution in the Ruhr area, which has been selected as European
Capital of Culture for the year 2010.

The Ruhr University Bochum is committed to equal opportunity. We strongly
encourage applications from qualified women and persons with disabilities.
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