Thursday, December 10, 2009

Postdoc in Barcelona: “Bilingualism and Cognitive Neuroscience” – (BRAINGLOT)

“Bilingualism and Cognitive Neuroscience” – (BRAINGLOT)

1. Position
Post-doctoral position in cognitive neuroscience / multisensory integration
Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research position in the MULTISENSORY
RESEARCH GROUP at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). The post is part of the BRAINGLOT
project, a Spanish Research Network on Bilingualism and Cognitive Neuroscience (Consolider-Ingenio
2010 Scheme, Spanish Ministry of Science and Education).

2. Project

The project brings together the efforts of several research groups spanning different scientific disciplines
with the common purpose of addressing the phenomenon of bilingualism. The project is conceived with
an open and multidisciplinary vocation, as one of its major anchor points places the stress on the mutual
influence (both in terms of cognitive and neural processes) between bilingualism and other functions such
as auditory perception, multisensory integration, and the executive control attention. This is an excellent
opportunity for professional growth for those interested in the fields of psychology, neurobiology,
cognitive neuroscience or related disciplines including computer science. This position is available mainly
to lead brain imaging studies using fMRI of multisensory integration (possibly complemented with other
methodologies like ERP, behavioral, etc…).

3. Candidate Profile

Candidates must have a PhD and a background in cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, and/or
cognitive psychology. Previous experience in speech perception and or multisensory processing will be
strongly valued. Experience with functional MRI data analysis and basic programming skills (e.g.,
Presentation, E-prime, and Matlab) is *necessary*. Applicants from outside the EU are welcome to apply
but must qualify for a valid visa.

4. Conditions

• Position: The position will be funded and renewable for up to three years
• Starting date: As soon as possible
• Salary: Commensurate with experience.
• Travel: The project will require short trips within Spain

5. How to apply

Applications should include:
• a C.V. including a list of publications
• the names of two referees who would willing to write letters of recommendation
• a cover letter describing research interests
For informal enquiries about the position and applications, please contact Salvador Soto-Faraco. ( Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.
Please, mention that you are applying to the POSTDOCTORAL position in the email subject

1 comment:

Rob said...

Hello, I'm not sure where I should write this request. I have finished my undergraduate in Spanish (with a minor in psychology as well as philosophy). I am looking for opportunities to gain research experience before I apply to a post-grad program for cognitive psychology.

Do you think it would be possible for me to participate in any of your psychological research as an assistant or in any similar capacity?

Please feel free to email me if you have any questions or response.

Thank you,
Rob Brogan