Research Scientist (f/m/d)

Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology (LIN), Magdeburg

The Independent CBBS Research Group Neurocognitive Development at the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology in Magdeburg/Germany We are looking for a highly motivated

Research Scientist (f/m/d)

(Postdoc, fulltime)

for a fixed-term position commencing 1/1/2020 (or later) until at least 3/2022 (Funding is available for potential further employment within the group beyond the 2 years, subject to review).

We offer

  • a young and enthusiastic team and a supportive and friendly working atmosphere
  • modern EEG and eye-tracking child lab, mobile EEG and eye-tracking techniques
  • application of cutting-edge methods in the field of EEG and pupillometry
  • development of your own focus within the framework of cognitive development during childhood
  • assistance in recording data, acquisition of participants and organization of experiments
  • a variety of local, national and international collaborations with projects ranging from basic toapplication-oriented research
  • support for further qualifications

Your profile

  • a solid background in experimental approaches in psychophysiology, neuroimaging, or behavioralresearch (preferably M/EEG, pupillometry, or eye-tracking)
  • programming experience (preferably MATLAB or Python)
  • publication activity in international peer-reviewed journals
  • qualification in psychology, cognitive sciences, neuroscience, or related fields
  • very good written and oral communication skills in English

Your Tasks

  • development of research approaches, design of experiments, data analysis, and publication ofstudies on cognitive development from infancy to adulthood
  • co-supervision of doctoral students

The Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology in Magdeburg is an internationally renowned center for learning and memory research. The research group focuses on the development of attention, memory and perception in typically and atypically developing children. The group is funded by the Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (CBBS) from the State of Saxony-Anhalt and the European Regional Development Fund (EFRE).

Website: CBBS Forschungsgruppe "Neurokognitive Entwicklung"

Your employment, salary and employee benefits comply with the collective pay agreement (German TV-L). Equal opportunities as well as compatibility of family and work are part of our HR policy. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent occupational aptitude will be considered preferentially.

We are looking forward to your electronic application (German or English). Please send one PDF file comprising CV, research profile (max 1 page), list of publications, copies of relevant certificates to Nicole Wetzel via NCD@lin-magdeburg.de, reference ID: LIN 2019/NCD-02.

Applications are considered until the position is filled. An initial inspection of the applications will take place by November 30, 2019.

Please be aware that costs for application and interview are not refundable. The application documents and data will be stored and used only for the selection.

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