19/04/2021
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PhD Programme in Psychology - Academic Year 2021/2022 - Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - Università di Bologna
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciencesBehavioural sciences
    Psychological sciencesCognitive science
    Psychological sciencesOther
    Psychological sciencesPsychoanalytic studies
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/05/2021 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Bologna
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    01002163

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The PhD programme aims at training candidates in innovative basic, field, applied, clinical and rehabilitative research in Psychology.

This goal is achieved by training candidates in basic skills concerning comprehension of scientific texts, scientific writing, presentation skills, oral communication of scientific results in national and international conferences, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis. When basic research skills have been acquired, PhD candidates will be able to pursue their research goals in one of the fields of Psychological Sciences or Cognitive Neuroscience. They will then review the relevant scientific literature pertaining to their topic, formulate a clear research hypothesis, adopt a method fitting their research design, run the appropriate data analyses and provide discussion and interpretation of findings in the light of the relevant, available literature.

Main Research Fields
 

Curriculum 1: Psychological Sciences

General Psychology

- Emotions attention and learning

- Perception and decision making
- Body action and cognition
- Spatial cognition memory and individual differences
 
Psychometric
- Psychometric methods in cognitive and clinical assessment
- Advanced inferential statistics
- Qualitative methods for psychological research
- Bayesian inference in inferential statistics
 
Developmental and Education Psychology
- Typical and atypical development from early infancy to adulthood
- Risk and protective factors in development
- Lifespan development and information and communication technologies
- Teaching learning and social processes in educational contexts
 
Social Psychology
- Gender inequalities and prejudice reduction
- Personal and social identity
- Psychosocial factors in risk and safety
- Equal opportunities and community participation
 
Work and Organizational psychology
- Diversity management in organizations
- Organizational change and development
- Employability and new careers Psychosocial factors at work
 
Psychodinamics
- Perinatal psychopathology
- Developmental psychopathology in childhood
- Child and parents psychotherapy research
- Emotional intelligence in clinical and educational settings
 
Clinical psychology
- The use of new technologies in clinical psychology
- Clinical assessment of psychological distress/well-being/adjustment/attachment
- Psychosomatics
- Psychological interventions.

  

Curriculum 2: Joint PhD Program in Cognitive Neuroscience

 

Social neuroscience and error monitoring

- Action control and error monitoring
- Recognition of erroneous and painful actions
- Empathy and moral cognition
- Interoception and autonomic response
- TMS-EEG, brain connectivity and plasticity
 
Neuroscience of visual awareness
- Conscious and unconscious visual perception
- Visual disorders in brain-damaged patients
- Brain oscillations
- Eye movements
 
Memory and future anticipation
Episodic memory
-Time perception
- Mental time travel
- Delay discounting and future-based choice
- Fear conditioning and extinction
- Memory-impaired patient population

 

More Information

Benefits

The yearly gross amount of the scholarships is € 15.343,28. Social-security contributions are deducted monthly from the gross scholarship by the University on behalf of the PhD candidates. Scholarships are paid to PhD candidates on a monthly basis, in arrears (payment is completed not earlier than the 25th day of the month)

Eligibility criteria

Please, check the Call for applications

Selection process

Qualifications and research project evaluation

Oral examination

More information in the PhD Programme Table

 

Additional comments

 

 

 

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Other: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants, regardless of age and citizenship status, can apply for the admission to the selection procedure if they have awarded at least one of the following degrees:

  • Laurea Magistrale, Magistrale a ciclo unico or Laurea Specialistica (Master’s Degree);
  • Laurea di Vecchio Ordinamento (pre-1999 reform);
  • A Second Cycle Degree awarded by academic institutions part of AFAM (Alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale);
  • A non-Italian Second Cycle Degree (Master’s Degree or Single Cycle Degree) awarded by an academic institution equivalent to the above mentioned degrees (letters a, b, c).

Applicants who are yet to obtain their Second Cycle Degree are admitted to the selection procedure on condition that they obtain their degree by no later than October, 31st 2021.

Specific Requirements

- No more than 2 reference letters 

- Multi-annual research proposal

- Personal statement

- List of publications (i.e. monographs, articles on scientific journals, volume chapters).

More information in the PhD Programme Table.

 

Work location(s)
13 position(s) available at
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - Università di Bologna
Italy
Bologna

EURAXESS offer ID: 630665

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