[FieldTrip] Job Announcement (PhD Position)
ndavid at uke.de
Wed May 11 10:45:32 CEST 2011
Dear FieldTrip list,
I would like to announce an open PhD position with Prof. Andreas Engel
at the Dept. of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology, University
Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.
For details, see below.
The Department of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology at the
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (Director: Prof. Dr.
Andreas K. Engel) invites applications for a PhD student position. The
position is available with immediate start. The appointment will be
for 3 years.
The position is at the intersection of psychology, cognitive
neuroscience and philosophy. More specifically, experiments
investigating the sense of agency shall be carried out, using
neuroscience techniques such as magnetoencephalography (MEG). The
sense of agency refers to the monitoring of actions and the
experience, or awareness, of such as self- or other-generated.
Applicants should have experience in analyzing human EEG or MEG
studies. Programming experience (Matlab) as well as fluent written and
spoken English is considered mandatory. Applicants will be responsible
for the management and implementation of research paradigms, data
acquisition and analysis. Knowledge in theories of action and
perception, multisensory processing, self-awareness and a basic
understanding of information processing in the human brain would be
The successful candidate will be member of the European collaborative
project “Extending Sensorimotor Contingencies to Cognition – eSMCs”
that has started in January 2011. The main objective of the project is
to extend the Sensorimotor Contingency Theory as an action-based
approach to perception and cognition, and to investigate its
implications in studies of natural and artificial agents. More
information on the project is to appear at http://eSMCs.eu.
Information on the Dept. of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology is
available at http://www.uke.de/neurophysiologie and at http://www.40hz.de
Please send your application (including a CV) to
Dr. Nicole David or Prof. Dr. Andreas K. Engel
Dept. of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Submission of applications through email (ndavid at uke.de,
ak.engel at uke.de) is encouraged.
Pflichtangaben gemäß Gesetz über elektronische Handelsregister und Genossenschaftsregister sowie das Unternehmensregister (EHUG):
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts
Prof. Dr. Jörg F. Debatin (Vorsitzender)
Dr. Alexander Kirstein
Prof. Dr. Dr. Uwe Koch-Gromus
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