[FieldTrip] Fwd: Postdoc position, Stockholm, Sweden

Robert Oostenveld r.oostenveld at donders.ru.nl
Thu Oct 2 19:20:11 CEST 2014

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From: Daniel Lundqvist <Daniel.Lundqvist at ki.se>
Subject: Postdoc position, Stockholm, Sweden


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
Karolinska Institutet, The Department of Clinical Neuroscience
The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) conducts research and education in the field of neuroscience from the molecular level to the society level. The clinical research and education is conducted in collaboration with other research groups from the Karolinska Institutet, with other universities as well as the Stockholm County Council.
Please visit our website for more information: ki.se/en/cns
NatMEG – the National Facility for Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
As of September 2013, Karolinska Institutet hosts a superbly equipped MEG lab. The lab, NatMEG, is a national facility, open for researchers from all across Sweden. The fact that NatMEG is a national facility is reflected by the wide array of projects currently ongoing/under initiation at NatMEG, covering areas such as next-generation SQUIDS, computational modelling, epilepsy work-ups, and cognitive neuroscience in the areas of memory, language, attention, perception, pain, music, decision making, emotion, autism, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, and more.
The position as postdoctoral research fellow at NatMEG
NatMEG currently have one post doc and three guest professors to support and initiate research at the lab. We are new expanding our team with another postdoc researcher. The 2 year position gives the researcher an unusual mix of inspiring interaction with researchers from a wide range of research areas and a freedom to pursuit one’s own qualified research questions.
Please visit www.natmeg.se for more information.
The duties as a postdoc will consist of:
Research and development of methods and analysis within MEG and EEG at the national infrastructure for magnetoencephalography (NatMEG), entailing some general operation.
Scientific support to users at NatMEG, regarding methods, experimental design and analysis.
The postdoc’s own qualified research within MEG, and/or simultaneous MEG & EEG.
Entry requirements
A person is eligible for a position as postdoctoral research fellow if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc.
It is highly valued if a candidate:
Has strong skills and expertise in MEG analysis (preferably in FieldTrip and/or MNE).
Has extensive MEG hands-on experience (preferably on an Elekta Triux or Vectorview system), with setting up experiments including peripheral stimulators.
Has extensive hands-on experience from data collection, including system tuning, screening and subject preparations.
Is independent, professional, and service minded, and enjoys interacting with researchers and research subjects.
Has experience with psychophysiology measurements.
Has experience with eye tracking measurements.
Has a research interest within the cognitive neuroscience domain.
Masters academic English
It is also valued if a candidate:
Has experience with MEG (and/or EEG) measurements on children, and on clinical populations such as Autism, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease,
Has medical or psychology training
Application process
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:
1.    A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
2.    A clear description of how entry requirements are met
3.    A complete list of publications
4.    A summary of current work (no more than one page)
5.    Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances
6.    Verification from the thesis defence committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis defence is scheduled within three months after the application deadline)
The application is to be submitted in the MyNetwork recruitment system.
Qualified candidates will initially be interviewed over Skype, and will also be asked to make a presentation of her/his research and research plans over Skype. The final evaluation of candidates may involve a lab visit and a formal interview at NatMEG and Karolinska Institutet.
Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. Karolinska Institutet accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

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Type of employment:
Temporary position longer than 6 months
Working hours:
Full time
Working hours:
Stockholms län
Reference number:
1.    Daniel Lundqvist, Head of Unit, +46 8-524 832 62
2.    Elin Johansson, HR Officer, +46 8-524 830 44
Union representative:
1.    Arsalan Amir, SACO, 08 - 517 733 37, arsalan.amir at ki.se
2.    Christina Hammarstedt, OFR, christina.hammarstedt at ki.se
3.    Gunnar Stenberg, SEKO, 08-524 880 75
Last application date:
Return to job vacancies
Application process
Read more about the application process at http://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:43573/.
Applications are to be submitted in the recruitment system MyNetwork.

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