ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › BiologyNeurosciencesPsychological sciences › Psychology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE16/08/2019 12:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2019
REFERENCE NUMBERThe Emerging Human Brain Cluster (Clúster Emergent del Cervell Humà - CECH). Co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the The Emerging Human Brain Cluster (Clúster Emergent del Cervell Humà - CECH). The successful candidate would be integrated in the Speech Acquisition and Perception Group (SAP) https://www.upf.edu/web/sap, lead by Prof. Nuria Sebastian, https://www.upf.edu/web/sap/nuria-sebastian, of the Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC) https://www.upf.edu/web/cbc. Candidates with appropriate Psychology or Biology backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Emerging Human Brain Cluster is part of the call for proposals for the allocation of co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to groups in emerging technologies for the development of valorization projects and research transfer projects.
We seek candidates with solid experience leading research on Infant Cognitive or Language Research. Involvement in some organizational and management aspects is expected. The candidate must (1) have solid demonstrable experience (i.e., publications) in the field of Developmental Science, (2) strong background in either cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, infancy behavioural procedures and/or electrophysiological techniques (EEG/ERPs), or in computational methods and (3) scientific motivation about early mechanisms of cognitive and language development. The successful candidate will develop the research program entitled "Development of biomarkers based on eye movements, EEG and fNIRS / fDCS (Advanced functional diffuse optical methods) for diagnosis, design of therapeutic intervention and monitoring of neurodevelopmental therapy in early childhood (0-24 months of life)". The tasks that the succesful candidate will carry out are framed within the subproject 1 "Development of biomarkers for therapy in neurodevelopment in the first childhood (0 - 24 months) led by Nuria Sebastian.
We offer onsite laboratory facilities (www.upf.edu/web/cbclab) including an Infant Research Lab https://www.upf.edu/web/cbclab/bebes_recerca, a highly interdisciplinary and active research environment at the Center for Brain and Cognition. The position will be renewable on a yearly basis for up to 3 years.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and mention that you are applying to PostdocSAP FEDER in the subject line. This position is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
- Starting date: September 2019.
- Selection Committee: Nuria Sebastian, Turgut Durduran and Elisenda Eixarch
- Candidates will be informed of the results of the evaluation on or after 23 August 2019.
Applications should include:
- a C.V. including a list of publications
-the names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of recommendation
-a short cover letter describing research interests
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please mention that you are applying to PostdocSAP FEDER in the subject line. This position is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
PhD or equivalent
EURAXESS offer ID: 424016
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