The Research Training Group "FUNCTION OF ATTENTION IN COGNITION"
invites students for application for 2 plus 1 year doctoral-scholarships with starting date in December 2012. The successful applicant for this position holds a degree in either Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurobiology or Neurolinguistics and has fluent English skills in word and writing. Applications should be sent no later than April 15, 2012 to the address below.
Each doctoral student will work in an interdisciplinary research project and will be jointly supervised by two faculty members of the program. Ph.D. theses will be related to research projects dealing either with emotion, sensory integration or audition and language. The focus of all projects is on processes of attentional resource allocation on different levels, ranging from perception to communication. The projects are situated in the interdisciplinary fields of cognitive or affective neuroscience and employ state-of-the-art methodological tools such as EEG/MEG, fMRI and TMS.
Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a detailed description of their university education and training together with copies of the corresponding documents, and future research and career plans (1 page), indicating the area of interest from the above list not later then April 15, 2012 (no electronic applications will be accepted) to the
Head of the Research Training Group
Prof. Dr. Matthias Müller
Institute for Psychology
If you have question, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Matthias Müller (m.mueller[at]rz.uni-leipzig.de) or Dr. David Hamm (hamm[at]uni-leipzig.de).