Full-time research assistant position
Published on 08/19/2019
We are seeking applications for a full-time Research Assistant position, starting around October 1st, 2019. The position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal. Continuation beyond one year will be based on performance and availability of funding. The salary is based on the University of Trento salary scales.
The successful candidate will engage in different research projects including an ERC-funded research grant studying the organization of conceptual knowledge and its relationships with spatial thinking. The primary research methods include behavioral testing, fMRI and Magnetoencephalography (MEG).
The position is ideal for master-level graduates interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in cognitive science, and neuroscience. The successful candidate will enable research as part of a team and, depending on experience level, may also conduct some independent research projects.
Primary research responsibilities include recruiting participants for experiments, preparing stimulus presentation scripts, data collection for neuroimaging experiments, computer programming and assisting the research team in processing and analyzing research data. Laboratory management responsibilities include some administrative duties.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, biological sciences, or a related field. This title should be already acquired at the time of application.
Experience with any of the following is highly desirable: programming (particularly Matlab and R), neuroimaging analysis software (e.g. SPM, FSL, Freesurfer, Fieldtrip).
The deadline for the application is September 10 2019 (12pm, Italian time)
To apply please visit: https://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/bando/59393/center-for-mindbrain-sciences-cimec-call-for-applications-for-a-research-fellowship-decree-nr-802019
For questions about the position, contact Prof. Roberto Bottini at email@example.com
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher
Published on 05/08/2019
Interested in conceptual knowledge, spatial navigation and their interaction? Did you study semantic processing or conceptual formation and want to explore conceptual organization in cognitive maps and beyond?
Did you work on spatial representations and want to see how similar principles can be applied to non-spatial knowledge?
Are you fascinated by high-dimensional conceptual knowledge in the human brain?
This is the postdoc for you!
New paper out in Cognition
Published on 03/02/2019
Sound symbolism in sighted and blind. The role of vision and orthography in sound-shape correspondences.
We are hiring!
Published on 09/30/2018
We have several open positions for postdocs, Ph.D. students and Research Assistant. If you are interested in working in the lab, please contact Roberto Bottini (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Check out our work at the Blind Brain Workshop
Published on 09/27/2018
October 11-13, 2018, Lucca (Tuscany, Italy)