University Assistant (prae doc)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 22 Feb 2021

The Faculty of Psychology includes the Dean’s office, a StudyServiceCenter and • the Department of Cognition, Emotion, and Methods in Psychology, • the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, • the Department of Occupational, Economic and Social Psychology, • the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology, and • the Outpatient Unit for Research, Teaching and Practice. We are seeking candidates for a pre-doc (doctoral dissertation) position at the Department of Cognition, Emotion, and Methods in Psychology (supervisor: Prof. Claus Lamm). The successful applicant will work in close collaboration with the team of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit (headed by Prof. Claus Lamm). The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to join the doctoral school CoBeNe (https://vds-cobene.univie.ac.at/ ).

We offer a state-of-the-art research infrastructure involving direct access to several EEG labs and a research dedicated 3 Tesla MRI Center, including combined EEG/TMS and EEG/fMRI systems, rTMS and TMS including neuronavigation, tDCS, mobile and stationary eye tracking, mobile and stationary psychophysiological recorders, and a decision making laboratory (for social interaction experiments). The position will be embedded in a thriving research environment offering various opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations (see http://cogsci.univie.ac.at for overview). Participation in teaching in line with the collective bargaining agreement is mandatory. All applications shall include i) letter of motivation and research interests (max. 450 words) ii) CV including full academic record and list of publications (incl. submitted), iii) outline of a possible doctoral thesis (max. 450 words, as an extended abstract), and iv) description of previous research experience (max. 450 words) and how it connects to the planned doctoral thesis. We offer a state-of-the-art research infrastructure involving direct access to several EEG labs and a research dedicated 3 Tesla MRI Center, including combined EEG/TMS and EEG/fMRI systems, rTMS and TMS including neuronavigation, tDCS, mobile and stationary eye tracking, mobile and stationary psychophysiological recorders, and a decision making laboratory (for social interaction experiments). The position will be embedded in a thriving research environment offering various opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations (see http://cogsci.univie.ac.at for overview). Participation in teaching in line with the collective bargaining agreement is mandatory. All applications shall include i) letter of motivation and research interests (max. 450 words) ii) CV including full academic record and list of publications (incl. submitted), iii) outline of a possible doctoral thesis (max. 450 words, as an extended abstract), and iv) description of previous research experience (max. 450 words) and how it connects to the planned doctoral thesis.


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