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Postdoc Position for the Research Group "Neural and Enfironmental Rythms"
Published(31 days ago)
Deadline for applications(2 days ago)
Max-Planck-Institute for empiric aesthetics / The Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics / Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik (MPIEA)Frankfurt am Main
The Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany, investigates the attentional, cognitive, and affective mechanisms of aesthetic perception and evaluation.
The Institute currently offers a
in the Max Planck Research Group "Neural and Environmental Rhythms" (PI: Molly J. Henry).
The postdoc will work on projects seeking to understand how our experience of the auditory world (speech, music, etc.) arises from the interaction between neural rhythms
and the rhythms of sounds. The projects will make use of psychophysics, magneto- and/or electroencephalography (M/EEG), and noninvasive brain stimulation.
The successful applicant holds a PhD in a relevant discipline, e.g., psychology, hearing science, neuroscience, physiology, engineering, computer science, etc.
and possesses the following skills and experience:
Excellent quantitative and computer skills, e.g. programming in Matlab or Python
Critical thinking and eagerness to learn new techniques, tools and methods
Excellent spoken and written English and scientific communication skills
The position is for a period of two years (with extension possible). The anticipated starting date is April 2019. Salaries are determined following the salary scale E 13 (German TVÖD/Bund*); substantial social benefits come on top of the salary.
The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
Pleas submit a detailed CV, a summary of research interests and experience, and names of two references, including the Ph.D. advisor, as a single PDF, no later than January 15, 2019, to:
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