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The Applied Neurocognitive Psychology Lab in the Department of Psychology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers

a PhD-position m/f/d

in the project:

Understanding Decision-Making Strategies in Cooperative Human Machine Systems at the Brain and Behavioral Level

The position is available as soon as possible. Payment is German TV-L E13, 65% for 3 years.

The Applied Neurocognitive Psychology Lab aims at better understanding brain function in realistic situations. The projects goal is to characterize the relation of evidence accumulation with human decision strategies in interactions with assistive vehicles at the behavioral and at the brain level.

The successful candidate is required to have experience in the analysis of human neuroimaging data (either fNIRS or fMRI), the application of machine learning (ideally to neurophysiological data), a good command in English (both written and spoken), an excellent academic university degree (master or equivalent) in the field of psychology, biology, or computer science, and should be highly motivated. Experience in the field of decision-making is a plus.

We offer a stimulating, highly interdisciplinary, and international environment with state-of-the-art neuroimaging facilities, unique virtual reality simulation environments integrated into scanners, and expertise in the machine learning based analysis of neuroimaging data.

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of female employees in the field of science. Therefore, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance to § 21 Section 3 NHG, female candidates with equal qualifications will be preferentially considered. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualification.

Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, a list of potential referees, links to recent publications, and copies of certificates for academic grades to Prof. Rieger as an email attachment (preferred) in one pdf file to Alternatively, paper applications can be sent to Prof. Dr. Jochem Rieger, Department of Psychology, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany. Prof. Rieger can be contacted for further questions regarding the position. The application deadline is 15.07.2020.


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