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Post-doctoral position


Location: Paris , FRANCE

Neurosciences Cognitives et Imagerie Fonctionnelle Cérébrale / Cognitive Neuroscience and Functional Brain Mapping

(CNRS laboratory, UPR 640-LENA, Director : Line Garnero)


The applicant will join a recently funded program in neuroeconomics, involving two research units (Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging lab and the Economics Department of U. Paris I). He/she will be in charge of developing, testing and analyzing how brain activity depends on the subjective feeling of control in various monetary gambling tasks. The successful applicant will have a PhD in cognitive neuroscience with a good academic record, previous experience with brain imaging (preferably in electrophysiology), good programming skills in Matlab and familiarity with statistical procedures. Above all, the applicant should have the open mind requested for successfully addressing transdisciplinary issues .
The applicant will benefit from an attractive transdisciplinary research environment. He/she will be hosted at the Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging lab (http://cogimage.dsi.cnrs.fr/), Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, and have access to all state-of-the-art imaging facilities (MEG, EEG and fMRI). The department of economics (http://ces.univ-paris1.fr/) is located nearby, within walking distance.
This position is available from October 2008 and is funded for up to two years. Salary is circa 2000 Euros/month, social insurance paid.

A curriculum vitae, publication list, brief statement of research interest and contact information of at least 2 references should be forwarded to Catherine Tallon-Baudry catherine.tallon-baudry [at] chups.jussieu.fr. The position is open until filled.