[FieldTrip] PhD/postdoc positions for project on hippocampus oscillations (MEG+intracranial EEG)

Sarang S. Dalal sarang.dalal at uni-konstanz.de
Thu Oct 4 14:13:35 CEST 2012

A new research group on neural oscillations, led by Dr. Sarang Dalal at the University of Konstanz (Germany), is searching for postdoctoral fellows and/or PhD students for a project involving MEG and intracranial EEG. This project will investigate the role of hippocampus oscillations in navigation- and memory-related networks using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and intracranial electroencephalography (iEEG), both separately and simultaneously.  Group members will be trained in MEG/iEEG data acquisition and analysis, including quantification of oscillatory power/coupling and source localization. The project will involve substantial collaboration with the University Hospital Erlangen (Dr. Stefan Rampp & Prof. Hajo Hamer).

The working language of the laboratory and most department meetings is English.

The ideal applicant will have a background in cognitive neuroscience or neural signal processing. PhD positions are funded for 3 years (usual PhD duration in Germany), and postdoc positions for 2 years with a possibility for extension to 3 years. The starting date can be between December 2012 and April 2013. 

Interested applicants may send a CV and a brief letter of interest by e-mail to sarang.dalal -at- uni-konstanz.de, preferably by November 1, 2012.  Dr. Dalal will be present at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans and would be happy to meet with anybody interested to apply.

Sarang S. Dalal, Ph.D.
Zukunftskolleg / Dept. of Psychology
University of Konstanz
tel: +49 7531 88 5706

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