[Comp-neuro] postdoc positions

Tom Verguts Tom.Verguts at UGent.be
Tue Nov 29 11:31:24 CET 2011



The Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, is offering two post-doctoral positions, with an earliest possible start date of 1 February 2012. Appointments are for a fixed term of three years (potentially renewable).

 See:

http://www.ugent.be/nl/nieuwsagenda/vacatures/aap/


for the Dutch-language version of the announcements.

Post 1 (Reference:  PP02 2012/02/01):  motor cognition

We expect successful candidates to conduct research in the domain of action representation (motor cognition) and praxis, including disorders and treatment following brain damage.  We expect the candidates to make a contribution to teaching, but the research component of the post is minimally 70%. Proficiency in  the Dutch language is not essential.
 Please contact Guy Vingerhoets (guy.vingerhoets at ugent.be<mailto:guy.vingerhoets at ugent.be> +32 9 331 3351) for informal enquiries.
Profile
- You hold the title of Doctor. You need to have defended before you can start the post;
- You have conducted behavioral and/or neuroscientific research on cognitive processes;
-Experience with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and/or event-related potentials (ERP) is considered an asset;
- You have published in widely distributed, international peer-reviewed journals that are relevant to the field;
- You have presented your work at international conferences that are relevant to the field;
- You are able and willing to participate in the department's teaching program





Post 2 (Reference:  PP02 2012/02/2):  cognitive experimental psychology / cognitive neuroscience

We expect successful candidates to conduct research in the domain of cognitive experimental psychology and/or cognitive neuroscience, ideally within one or more of the department's current interests (e.g., Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Control, Executive Functions, Working Memory, Numerical Cognition, Computational Modeling; see http://expsy.ugent.be/research/).  We expect the candidates to make a contribution to teaching, but the research component of the post is minimally 70%. Proficiency in  the Dutch language is not essential. This post can be filled in on part-time basis.

Please contact Robert Hartsuiker (robert.hartsuiker at ugent.be<mailto:robert.hartsuiker at ugent.be> +32 9 264 6436) for informal enquiries.


Profile
- You hold the title of Doctor. You need to have defended before you can start the post;
- You have conducted behavioral and/or neuroscientific research on cognitive processes;
-Experience with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and/or event-related potentials (ERP) is considered an asset;
- You have published in widely distributed, international peer-reviewed journals that are relevant to the field;
- You have presented your work at international conferences that are relevant to the field;
- You are able and willing to participate in the department's teaching program




Deadline:  Applications need to be in by 14 December 2011. Please quote the relevant reference number and indicate in your cover letter for which of the posts you are applying; send in separate applications if you wish to apply for both posts.

Please send your application, including your CV and a copy of your PhD diploma (or proof of your defense date) by registered post ("aangetekende brief") to:

Directie Personeel en Organisatie
Universiteit Gent
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Belgium
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