Wednesday, November 13, 2013

[Comp-neuro] PhD position "The influence of serotonergic signaling on visual and somatosensory cortical processing and its relevance for motor behaviour", lab of Peter König

The research group for Neurobiopsychology (Prof. Dr. Peter König) at the Institute of Cognitive Science invites applications for a

Research Associate (f/m) (Salary Scale 13 TV-L / 50%)

to be filled at earliest practicable date for a period of 30 months. The position allows for further scientific qualification (PhD).

Your task:

The position involves research within the DFG SPP "Resolving and Manipulating Neuronal Networks in Mammalian Brain – from Correlative to Causal Analysis" on the project "The influence of serotonergic signaling on visual and somatosensory cortical processing and its relevance for motor behaviour". Specifically, applicants will perform data analysis based on advanced techniques. This includes cleaning of physiological data, time and frequency domain methods, source localization and interaction measures. Furthermore, applicants will interact with the consortium partner and participate in the physiological experiments.


Candidates are expected to have an excellent academic degree (diploma/Master) and a good research record in Neuroscience involving physiological methods, excellent programming skills, a high level of expertise in advanced data analysis techniques as well as a good command of the English language. Candidates should have distinguished themselves by a strong research record in the area of Neurophysiology.

As a certified family-friendly university, the University of Osnabrueck is committed to the reconciliation of work/study and family.

The University of Osnabrueck aims to promote professional equality between women and men in particular, and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply.

Handicapped applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualification.

Applications with the usual documentation should be submitted no later than December 13, 2013 to the Director of the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrueck, Albrechtstraße 28, 49076 Osnabrueck. Further information can be provided by Prof. Dr. Peter König, (

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-- Prof. Dr. Peter König Institute of Cognitive Science University Osnabrück Albrechtstr. 28 49076 Osnabrück +49 541 969 2399

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