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jsmeets78
03-06-2008, 09:03 PM
8 PhD positions in Sensory Motor Neuroscience
European Training Network

Applications are invited for PhD positions in the field of Sensory
Motor Neuroscience. Successful applicants will join a thriving
research environment to study human perception, action production and
cognitive neuroscience. Projects involve combining behavioural
techniques, brain imaging, movement recording and computational
modelling.

Successful applicants will work as part of a network that brings
together leading researchers in industry and academia from across
Europe (France, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, UK).
This offers exciting opportunities for advanced training,
collaboration with international centres of excellence, travel,
interdisciplinary exchange and industrial secondments.

More information on the network can be found here: http://www.optimaldecisions.org

Candidates should hold (or expect) a good undergraduate degree
(equivalent of at least a 2.1 in UK system) or Masters degree in a
relevant discipline (e.g. Psychology, Neuroscience, Physiology,
Bioengineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics). Candidates
should be numerate and comfortable learning computer programming and
the use of advanced software for behavioural and brain imaging data
analysis. Above all, candidates should be enthusiastic to learn new
techniques and to contribute to new experiments.

Salaries will be paid at rates set by the European Commission.
Applications are welcome from overseas students as well as EU
nationals. Positions start on 1st October 2008.

Interested candidates should consult the network's website for
information on how to apply and who to contact:
http://www.optimaldecisions.org/opportunities

In line with current EC policy, we particularly encourage applicants
from women. All applicants will be accorded equal opportunities
irrespective of ethnicity or gender.