[FieldTrip] Early Stage Researcher position available in EU-ITN project ChildBrain

Carsten Wolters carsten.wolters at uni-muenster.de
Wed Jun 22 08:29:45 CEST 2016

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) / Doctoral Student 

Neuroscientist with focus on the EEG/MEG inverse problem (project ESR14)

The medical faculty of the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications for an
Early Stage Researcher (ESR) / Doctoral Student 
Ref. 11298
Start is 01.07.2016 

for a full-time fixed-term position beginning as soon as possible with funding for 26 months with a possible extension to work on the Electroencephalography (EEG) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG) inverse problem in realistic children head volume conductor models within the ChildBrain consortium (“Advancing brain research in children’s developmental neurocognitive disorders”). ChildBrain is part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN). More detailed informations about the ChildBrain project, the ChildBrain consortium and especially more informations for this position, namely the ESR14 project, can be found on www.childbrain.eu <http://www.childbrain.eu/>. 

The ESR is expected to pursue a PhD degree at WWU Münster, either the Dr.rer.nat. at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science or the Dr.rer.medic. (see http://campus.uni-muenster.de/395.html?&L=1 <http://campus.uni-muenster.de/395.html?&L=1>) at the Faculty of Medicine. Therefore, prerequisite for the candidate is a Master’s degree in a relevant academic area such as applied mathematics, computer science, physics, biomedical or electrical engineering or similar disciplines. Good programming expertise in Matlab and/or C++ and experience with the Linux operating system is expected, because large software toolboxes are used and further developed. The working language is English. The applicant’s merits are assessed on the basis of the quality of Master’s level studies and thesis, previous experience with numerical mathematics, inverse problems, software development, motivation and research interests.

The location for this research will mainly be the workgroups “SIM-NEURO: Stimulation, Imaging and Modeling of NEUROnal networks” of PD Dr. Wolters at the Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis (IBB) and “Imaging” of Prof. Dr. Martin Burger at the Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, both at the University of Münster in Germany. Expected close collaborations and visits are to the partnering institutes, namely Aston University in England, the KU Leuven and Icometrix in Leuven, Belgium. 

The salary, based on the Marie Curie Program regulations, is competitive and consists of living and mobility allowance and a possible family allowance.

Note that we can only hire ESR’s, who are in the first four years of his/her research career and do not have a doctoral degree. Furthermore, they should not have resided in Germany for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date and not have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Germany. Appointee is subject to a six-months trial period.

The application should include a statement of research interests and reasons for applying to the ESR14 project, a curriculum vitae (max. 5 pages) composed according to good scientific practice, a certificate of Master’s degree, copy of the master’s thesis and grades of Master’s level studies, the names and e-mail addresses of two referees and a proof of proficiency in English. 

The position will be open until filled. To apply for the position until 29.6.2016, please send the above documents as pdfs to PD Dr.rer.nat. Carsten Wolters, Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Münster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Münster, Germany, or by Email to carstenDOTwoltersATuni-muensterDOTde. For additional information please see the ChildBrain website (www.childbrain.eu <http://www.childbrain.eu/>) or contact PD Dr. Carsten Wolters (Email: carstenDOTwoltersATuni-muensterDOTde, Phone: +49 (0)251 / 83-56904).

Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference. 

Official link of the position:
http://klinikum.uni-muenster.de/index.php?id=3290&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=6277&cHash=cc9fda89011a31171278368cedc4ec4c <http://klinikum.uni-muenster.de/index.php?id=3290&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=6277&cHash=cc9fda89011a31171278368cedc4ec4c>
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