Psychologist as lead of the Research Group „Emotion and Social Cognition“
Dep. of Psychiatry at Rostock University seeks a Post-doc for Functional
Our research groups focuses on affect generation and affect regulation, on
face recognition and social interaction as well as on the influence of
neuropeptides on social cognition in healthy volunteers and samples of
psychiatric patients (e.g. with personality disorders, ADHD, Autism spectrum
disorders). Methods concern functional and structural neuroimaging in
addition to neurophysiological tools. A 1.5 T Avanto scanner with further
tools for DTI, eye-tracking and psychophysiological assessment is available.
We expect a 3 T scanner for 2009.
We seek to hire a creative and enthusiastic individual with expertise in
experimental psychology and functional neuroimaging with best methodological
and statistical knowledge. The individual is responsible for developing and
maintaining research projects in „Emotion and Social Cognition” and for the
supervision and support of young talents. Candidates interested in clinical
neuroscience, in emotion and social cognitive functions as well as in brain
imaging are invited to apply. A background in fMRI acquisition and analysis
techniques (SPM, Brain Voyager, Matlab etc.) would be of advantage.
The position starting in May or later will be offered for 2.5 years
initially and is extendable by another 2.5 years after successful
evaluation. For this position the requirements for employment according to
TV-L E13 East apply (equal to TV-L E13 West from 2010).
Applications with the usual documents (CV, degree certificates, references,
publication list, selected off-prints) should be sent to:
Prof. Sabine Herpertz
Chair of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Gehlsheimer Str. 20
Further information is provided on the phone: +49 381 494 9501 or via
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