Scholarship Description: The Ghent University is seeking a highly motivated Postdoc for a 2-year position at the Dept. of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University (Belgium). The position will be in the field of cognitive neuroscience in the context of an ERC starting grant investigating interactions between motivation, cognitive control, and memory processes.
seeking a highly motivated and critical full-time PhD student in hearing research for an interdisciplinary research project ‘Portable Hearing Diagnostics: Monitoring of Auditory-nerve Integrity after Noise Exposure (EarDiMon)’ funded by the Ghent University Special Research Fund with a duration of four years.
The project aims to revolutionize hearing-health prevention and monitoring by establishing the relation between individual noise exposure levels and early signatures of hearing damage by using EEG signals.
The project is supervised by Professor Hannah Keppler, audiologist, and Professor Ingeborg Dhooge, otorhinolaryngologist, and in close collaboration with a PhD student with engineering background supervised by Professor Sarah Verhulst and Professor Guy Torfs from the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture.
The Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Ghent University aims to encourage its students to adopt a critical approach within a creative, development-oriented educational and research environment.
Degree Level: Grants are available to pursue the PhD program.
Available Subject: The position will be in the field of cognitive neuroscience in the context of an ERC starting grant investigating interactions between motivation, cognitive control, and memory processes.
Eligible Nationalities: Available for applicants of all nationalities.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Candidates are expected to have a PhD in the field of psychology or cognitive neuroscience at the time of the starting date. Individuals with prior training in fMRI acquisition and analysis, as well as reward processing and/or cognitive control would be excellent for this position. Good programming and data analysis skills, or an eagerness to learn, are essential. Familiarity with multivariate pattern and connectivity analyses would be an asset.
Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates should send their CV, a motivation letter, and contact information of at least two referees before August 20th 2018. Feel free to contact me for further information. The preferred starting date for this position is October 1st 2018.
Deadline: August 19, 2018