[Comp-neuro] 2 PhD positions, Computational Cognitive Neuroimaging, Uni of Birmingham, UK

Uta Noppeney uta.noppeney at tuebingen.mpg.de
Tue Dec 9 11:49:24 CET 2014

*2 PhD positions in Computational Cognitive Neuroimaging; University of 
Birmingham, UK*
In our natural dynamic environment our senses are constantly bombarded 
with many different signals. How does the human brain integrate 
information from multiple senses during perception? To study the neural 
mechanisms of multisensory perceptionand learning, we combine 
psychophysics, functional imaging (fMRI, EEG/MEG & interleaved TMS-fMRI) 
and models of Bayesian Inference and learning.
The Computational Cognitive Neuroimaging Group (Prof Uta Noppeney) is 
seeking 2 enthusiastic PhD candidates. Applicants should have astrong 
quantitative background and a degree in neuroscience, psychology, 
computer science, physics, medicine or related areas. Prior experience 
in functional imaging, MatLab, data analysis or machine learning would 
be an advantage.
The lab is part of the Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics 
Centre and the Department of Psychology of the University of Birmingham, 
UK. The centre provides an excellent multidisciplinary and collaborative 
research environment combining expertise in cognitive neuroimaging, 
psychophysics and computational neuroscience.

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Starting 
dates are flexible. The PhD position (including stipend + fees for EU 
students) is funded for three years. For further information, please 
contact u.noppeney at bham.ac.uk <mailto:u.noppeney at bham.ac.uk> and see

<http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AIM528/research-fellow/>Please send 
application including CV, statement of research interests, and the names 
and full contact details of two referees to:u.noppeney at bham.ac.uk 
<mailto:u.noppeney at bham.ac.uk>
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