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Postdoc Job in cognitive neuroscience – Linkoping, Sweden 2022

Linköping University, Sweden

Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences offers Postdoc Job in cognitive neuroscience at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN)- Linkoping, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: max 2 years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN)
Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Linköping University

Linkoping, ,

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Qualification Details

The position requires a doctorate or an equivalent degree from a foreign university. The doctorate shall have been obtained no longer than three years before the expiration date of the application.We are looking for someone with a doctorate in neuroscience, psychology or a related field. The project will use multiple data collection methods. Therefore, the candidate should have experience in at least one of the following methods, and willingness to learn the others:

  • functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • facial electromyography (fEMG)
  • ecological momentary assessment, ambulatory assessment, or similar longitudinal data collection method

Additionally, the ideal candidate would have:

  • strong data analysis + statistical skills
  • documented experience analyzing data using a programming language (e.g. R, Python or Matlab)
  • knowledge of and interest in social networks and/or loneliness
  • experience in presenting their work in scientific conferences
  • published or pre-printed first author publication(s)

The position requires very good knowledge in both spoken and written English.

As a person you are enthusiastic, flexible and you have intellectual curiosity. You have proven ability to collaborate as part of a larger research team and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Also, you have proven ability to troubleshoot projects and work independently. The applicant’s personal suitability and motivation for the position will be emphasised in the assessment of applications.

Responsibilities/Job Description

A Postdoc will essentially carry out research. The position may also involve teaching, but during no more than a fifth of work time.

As part of your future tasks you will lead a project investigating social networks and loneliness in early adulthood. You will work as part of a research group investigating social and affective processes in healthy humans and how these manifest in the brain. The successful candidate will have the ability to adapt the focus of the project to suit their own interests.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: BKV-2021-00691
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Documents required to complete the online application process

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

You will work at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN) with Dr. India Morrison and Dr. Juulia Suvilehto as well as our internal and external collaborators. At CSAN, we offer an international research environment with regular seminars and invited guest speakers. We provide world-class research infrastructure, including psychophysics labs and  access to a research 3T Siemens scanner. The successfull candidate will mainly work on research, but may additionally supervise students and research assistants.

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Contact details

India Morrison, Associate professor, +46 13 28 69 03, india.morrison@liu.se

Helena Jonsson, HR Manager, +46 13 28 66 89, helena.jonsson@liu.se

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