07/06/2021
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Post-doctoral research position in the The Emerging Human Brain Cluster

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/07/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

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) of Catalunya 2014-2020 to groups in emerging technologies for the development of valorization projects and research transfer projects (Project reference CECH: 001-P-001682).

We seek candidates with solid experience leading research on Infant Cognition or strong knowledge on brain imaging analyses in infants. 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 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 successful 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 for up to 15 months.

Information about the research group: https://www.upf.edu/web/sap, https://www.upf.edu/web/sap/nuria-sebastian, and about the research center: www.upf.edu/web/cbc

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send an email to projectes.cbc@upf.edu and mention that you are applying to PostdocSAP21 FEDER in the subject line. This position is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

• Starting date: September 2021 earliest.

• Selection Committee: Nuria Sebastian, Turgut Durduran and Elisenda Eixarch

• Candidates will be informed of the results of the evaluation after 1 July 2021.

Eligibility criteria

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 1 July 2021 or until the position is filled. Please mention that you are applying to PostdocSAP21 FEDER in the subject line. This position is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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Additional comments

Emerging Human Brain Cluster is part of the call for proposals for the allocation of co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of Catalunya 2014-2020 to groups in emerging technologies for the development of valorization projects and research transfer projects (Project reference CECH: 001-P-001682)

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Psychological sciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - CBC
Spain
Barcelona
08018

EURAXESS offer ID: 648946

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