Postdoctoral position in “Cognitive neuroscience and perception” - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Rovereto, IIT@unitn
Added on: 02/01/2019 - Expires on: 18/01/2019

A postdoctoral position will be available at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems (CNCS, Rovereto, Italy) to work with Dr. Lorella Battelli and Prof. John Assad.

The project will explore links between attention and time in humans. Visual psychophysics, TMS and tDCS coupled with fMRI will be used as techniques to study the direct relationship between brain functions and behavior.

The ideal candidate should have experience in fMRI and neuroimaging methods, training in vision research and programming abilities.

The successful candidate will conduct research both in Italy and at the IIT outstation at Harvard, in Boston.

We seek highly motivated candidates with a PhD in psychology, neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience or related fields.

Applications (full CV, statement of research interest and name and contact of 2 referees) should be sent by e-mail to, quoting “Postdoctoral position in Cognitive neuroscience and perception, CB 74719” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is January  18th, 2019. Applications will be examined until the position is filled.


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