Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Faculty of Mathematics

Position ID: 1706-DOCPOSTDOC1 [#16395]
Position Title: Doctoral or Postdoctoral position (m/f/d) in multi-stable perception
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt 39106, Germany [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/10/14 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/05, listed until 2021/04/05)
Position Description:    

The Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU) is an internationally oriented and regionally networked university with a strong research profile.

Doctoral or Postdoctoral position (m/f/d) in multi-stable perception: no-report paradigms and functional imaging Salary Scale: 13 TV-L Date commencing: next possible date Fixed term until: 2 years Contract status: 100 % Vacancy Notice: 292/2020

Applications are invited for a research fellowship with Jochen Braun in Magdeburg, Germany. The research will investigate multi-stable perception in humans with no-report paradigms and with functional imaging (fMRI). Additionally, there will be the possibility of comparing experimental observations to computational models of perceptual dynamics.

Candidates must have a master degree or similar in physics, and strong quantitative and writing skills. Postdoctoral applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., neuroscience, physiology, physics). Prior experience with highdimensional data analysis and/or with single- or multi-unit recordings from behaving vertebrates is desirable. Successful candidates will be required to assist teaching at the master level.

The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of renewal. Cognitive Biology is part of a large and vibrant neuroscience community (https://www.neuroscience-magdeburg.de/research/professor-jazz/). Magdeburg is a lively university town with a beautiful historical centre around the river Elbe and with convenient transport links to Leipzig and Berlin.

According to the German Part-Time Work and Fixed-Term Employment Act (TzBfG), the position has an unfounded fixed term of up to two years. The precondition is that the applicant has not been employed by the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt (Land Sachsen-Anhalt) before (this also includes student assistant positions). Fee agreements and apprenticeship contracts remain unaffected.

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun (jochen.braun(at)ovgu.de).

Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise. The Otto von Guericke University aims to increase the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages women to apply.

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Please send your complete application (cover letter, a statement of research interests, CV and names of two references) by October 14th, 2020 (date of receipt of application) using the online application portal.

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