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PhD candidate Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences School for Mental Health and Neuroscience

We invite applications for a PhD position in neuroscience/ neuroimaging / psychophysiology at the Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology of the Maastricht University Medical Centre, and the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Faculty for Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, in collaboration with the Dept. of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Faculty for Psychology and Neuroscience.

6 maanden geleden


Alphen, Gelderland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 40 uur
€ 2325 - € 2972 per maand


The position is embedded in our translational programme of research into mechanisms of anxiety and affective disorder and our cross-faculty research programme on clinical neurofeedback.

Project description

To harness multi-level physiological (psychophysiology, neuroimaging), behavioural and endocrine measurements to identify mechanisms of basic emotions and suitable targets for modulation through neuro-/biofeedback for anxiety disorders. There is room for project ideas from the candidate within this framework.


You are a highly motivated creative innovator with a team spirit. You are able to work in the interactive field of technological innovation, clinical psychology and medicine, like complex problems, and have good skills in English. You have excellent communicative and organization competences. A M.Sc. degree is required in psychology, biomedical engineering, computer science, neurosciences, biomedical sciences or other related fields. Affinity with MR imaging, data analysis, and a strong background in computer programming (e.g. Matlab, Python) is desirable.


The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.

Additional information

Additional information about the vacancies can be obtained from prof.dr. David Linden (e: david.linden@maastrichtuniversity.nl, p: +31 (0) 43 388 1021).


Interested candidates should send:

  • A letter of motivation
  • A detailed CV
  • Contact info of at least two references