Postdoc position in comparative emotion neuroscience at University of Zurich, starting 2014
veröffentlicht am: 09.12.2013
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position to work on the neurobiology of anxiety and fear. The Comparative Emotion Neuroscience Group (www.bachlab.org) currently hosts 1 PostDoc, 3 PhD students, and several support staff, and is looking for a second post-doctoral fellow. The group’s aim is to develop formal models of animal and human defensive emotions (panic, fear, anxiety), characterise their neuroanatomy and the underlying neural computations using neuroimaging techniques (fMRI, M/EEG) in humans, and apply this knowledge to psychiatric syndromes involving pathological emotions. The laboratory offers a friendly and collaborative research environment, a research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner, a fully equipped psychological/psychophysiological testing facility, access to EEG, and collaboration with MEG and 7T MRI facilities. The position is funded for 3 years and paid according to work experience, usually in grade 18. The lab, behavioural testing facilities, EEG, and 3T scanner are located in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
neurobiology of anxiety and fear
Beschäftigungsgrad 100 %
The successfull applicant will have either (a) an undergraduate degree in physics/engineering/mathematics/computer science, and a PhD in cognitive neuroscience, or (b) an undergraduate degree in biology/psychology/neuroscience, and a PhD in neuroscience with a computational or technological focus. The candidate will be experienced in human experimentation, in particular fMRI or M/EEG. Fluent English is mandatory, German is not. We are looking for a highly motivated individal with interest in neurobiology who develops independent research ideas within the group’s framework.
Sprachkenntnisse Fluent English is mandatory, German is not
Starting date is 2014. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should send, in one merged PDF, a CV, publication list, letter of intent with a statement of research interest, and the name and contact of two references to:
The laboratory offers a friendly and collaborative research environment, a research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner, a fully equipped psychological/psychophysiological testing facility, access to EEG, and collaboration with MEG and 7T MRI facilities. The position is funded for 3 years and paid according to work experience, usually in grade 18
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