Postdoctoral Research Position in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience at the Maastricht University–Center of Neuroeconomics (MU-CEN) and the Department of Economics (AE1)
The Maastricht University–Center of Neuroeconomics (MU-CEN) and the Department of Economics (AE1) offer a Postdoctoral Research position in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience.
- Tongersestraat, Maastricht, Limburg
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 38 uur
- € 3255 - € 4978 per maand
The Maastricht University – Center of Neuroeconomics (MU-CEN) and the Department of Economics (AE1) of Maastricht University offer a Postdoctoral Research position in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience. MU-CEN consists of researchers and PhD students from research groups and departments in Cognitive Neuroscience, Economics, Finance, Marketing and Psychology.
The successful applicant contributes to research in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience at MU-CEN and the Department of Economics. The candidate is expected to do a limited amount of teaching (about 0.25 full time equivalent). Maastricht University is the most international university in the Netherlands and the working language is English both in research and education. The successful applicant is expected to actively apply for external funding. Maastricht University’s neuroeconomics/decision neuroscience research facilities include Siemens 3T, 7T and 9.4T fMRI scanners, EEG, TMS, tDCS, and a 33 person fully computerized behavioral lab. For more information about MU-CEN, see our website at neuroeconomics.nl.
- Ph.D. in (neuro)economics, neuroscience, psychology, or a related discipline or a related field (completed or nearly completed)
- Programming experience (e.g., R, Matlab, Python, E-prime)
- Preferably experience in human neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI), brain stimulation (tDCS, TMS), and/or computational modeling.
- Multidisciplinary background and interests are a plus.
- Strong research orientation
The postdoctoral position is offered for a two-year period and should commence as soon as possible. In case of successful grant acquisition, an extension of the contract may be possible. Maastricht University and SBE have excellent support for application for external funding, such as workshops, dedicated funding advisors, etc.
Salary is competitive and ranges (depending on qualifications and experience) from EUR 3255 to EUR 4978 gross per month (12 monthly payments) for a full-time employment. On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end of year allowance. Non-Dutch applicants may be eligible for favourable tax treatment.
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 www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support> UM employees.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Prof. dr. Arno Riedl (e-mail: email@example.com).
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and some research papers (max. 2). Two letters of reference, assessing the applicant’s research potential and personality, should be sent independently by the referees.
Applications should be submitted electronically and all material, including reference letters, be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with reference to "Neuroeconomics Post-doc 2019" and the vacancy number AT2019.033. Applications will be screened on a rolling basis but should be received not later than February 25, 2019.
Interviews with promising applicants will be scheduled on a rolling basis via Skype or at Maastricht University.