[FieldTrip] PhD Job offer in Visual Neuroscience, University of Regensburg (Germany)
Gregor.Volberg at psychologie.uni-regensburg.de
Tue May 6 11:03:52 CEST 2014
please find below a job offer for a PhD position at the University of
Regensburg, Germany. You might send it to interested students if you like.
The University of Regensburg (Germany), Institute for Psychology, Workgroup
Experimental Psychology offers a 65 % position for a three-year PhD project
starting in October 2014 (Chair: Prof. Dr. Mark Greenlee; Principal
Investigator: PD Dr. G. Volberg). The salary will be according to German TV-L E
13 (65 % position) payment plan.
The DFG-funded research project is on the neural basis of grapheme-color
synesthesia, a perceptual phenomenon where achromatic letters or numbers
produce a simultaneous sensation of color. Methods include
electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
Eligible job applicants must hold a masters degree (or comparable) in
psychology or neighboring disciplines. They should have an academic background
in visual neuroscience, especially in the acquisition and analysis of EEG
and/or fMRI data. Programming experience in MatLab is advantageous. Job holders
will need to recruit and test synesthetic participants from the local student
population. Good skills in German are therefore necessary.
We can offer an active research environment, an interesting topic for your PhD
thesis, a friendly team and a UNESCO-heritage city located on the Danube River.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!
The University of Regensburg supports the reconcilability between family and
career (see http://www.uni-regensburg.de/chancengleichheit). Physically
challenged applicants will be preferred in cases of equivalent qualification.
If applicable, please convey extend and type of disability in your résumé.
Please note that the university does not refund costs ensuing from job
Please send your application by June 1st, 2014 to PD Dr. Volberg,
gregor.volberg at ur.de. The application should hold pertinent information about
your academic career. Please send in the application in an electronic form
(pdf) and use the subject matter „Application Synesthesia“ in the e-mail. The
contact person is PD Dr. Gregor Volberg (office hours, Wednesday 10-12, Tel.
+49 941 943 3862;
PD Dr. rer. nat. Gregor Volberg gregor.volberg at ur.deUniversity of Regensburg
Institute for Experimental Psychology
93040 Regensburg, Germany
Tel: +49 941 943 3862
Fax: +49 941 943
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