PhD – Neurophysiology

Apply before: January 31st, 2018
Institute: University of Leuven (Belgium)
Job specification: We are seeking an excellent candidate for a ph.d. position at the Laboratorium voor Neuro- en Psychofysiologie of the Department of Neurosciences at the Group Biomedical Sciences of the KULeuven in Leuven Belgium.The project is examining the neural correlates of visual learning in behaving nonhuman primates using a combination of different techniques including fMRI, single unit recording and causal techniques such as electrical microstimulation and chemogenetics. Our laboratory offers an international multidisciplinary environment and exposure to different state of the art systems neuroscience techniques.
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PhD scholarship at the Center for Psychotherapy Research

Apply before: January 18th, 2018
Institute: University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Job specification: PhD scholarship at the Center for Psychotherapy Research, Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen and the Stolpegaard Psychotherapy Centre (PCS), Mental Health Services, Capital Region of Denmark
Funded by the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, applicants are invited for a three-year PhD position. In a collaboration between the Center for Psychotherapy Research, Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, and the Stolpegaard Psychotherapy Centre (PCS) under the Mental Health Services, Capital Region of Denmark, the chosen candidate will participate in the conduction of a randomized controlled trial of a new short-term mentalization-based treatment (MBT) of borderline personality disorder compared to the standard MBT (TAU). The trial is conducted at the Outpatient Clinic for Personality Disorders at PCS where the new short-term treatment already has been implemented. The chosen candidate will conduct baseline assessments of eligible patients prior to randomization (SCID-II, MINI, ZAN-BPD), oversee the practical implementation of the study at the clinic, and report the outcomes. Ideally, employment starts May 1st 2018, although a slightly later date might also be possible.
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Clinical Teacher – Child Neurology

Apply before: January 19th, 2018
Institute: University of Helsinki (Finland)
Job specification: The main task of the Clinical Teacher is to participate in the basic education of the Bachelor of Medicine and in the planning and development of teaching.
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Professorship – Statistics and Research Methods in Psychology

Apply before: January 31st, 2018
Institute: University of Münster (Germany)
Job specification: The future job holder should represent the subject of statistics and research methods in research and teaching.
In research, an internationally recognized, successful research profile is expected. In particular, publications in relevant international journals of psychology in the field of statistics and methods and the successful acquisition of competitive third-party funds are expected. In addition, the willingness for research cooperation with basic and applied subjects of psychology at the University of Münster is desirable.
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enure-Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

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Institute: University of Hong Kong
Job specification: Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology, to commence on September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
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PhD Student – Clinical Psychology

Apply before: January 17th, 2018
Institute: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Psychology
Job specification: At the Department of Psychology, it is vacant a temporary position as a fellow in clinical psychology for a period of three years. This is an educational position that will give promising research recruits opportunity for professional development in the form of doctorate. The position is linked to the PhD program in psychology at the Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, and the faculty is an employer. Workplace will be the Department of Psychology.
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PhD Student Position – Machine Learning for Predictive Multi-Modal Markers of Neuropsychiatric Syndromes

Apply before: January 31st, 2018
Institute: University of Freiburg (Switzerland)
Job specification: We invite applications for a 4-year, fully-funded PhD position at the Laboratory for Psychiatric Neuroscience and Psychotherapy of the University of Fribourg, with joint supervision at the Department of Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and the Advanced Clinical Imaging Technology group, Siemens Healthineers.

The project seeks to develop novel and reliable machine learning tools for clinical diagnosis of neuropsychiatric disorders, in particular psychosis, using ‘deep sampling’ with multimodal brain imaging data (structural, functional, and diffusion MRI, simultaneous near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) – electroencephalography (EEG)), biomarker data, and genetic data.

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Open-Rank Positions in Psychology

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Institute: Bilkent University (Turkey)
Job specification: Bilkent University invites tenure-track faculty applications (rank open) in the Department of Psychology. The university’s strategic plan includes an expansion of the psychology department. Accordingly, we seek applications from promising or established scholars in systems neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, and related fields.
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PhD Studentship in NIDUS (New Interventions for independence in Dementia Study)

Apply before: January 18th, 2018
Institute: University College London (UK)
Job specification: Applications are invited for a funded, fulltime PhD studentship within the Alzheimer’s Society Centre of Excellence for Independence at Home programme grant, which will be hosted within UCL Division of Psychiatry from March 2018, led by Dr Claudia Cooper. Our programme aims to develop manualised interventions for people living with dementia and their family and paid home carers. We want these to enable people with dementia to live a quality life at home through supporting them and their family carer, directly and through improved home care services where they receive them.
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Research Assistant – Health Science

Apply before: January 15th, 2018
Institute: University of Oxford (UK)
Job specification: This post offers an exciting opportunity to study and evaluate a large scale programme and potentially to examine change across the whole NHS, and will appeal to someone who wishes to build a career in healthcare in either research or clinical practice. The research is concerned with understanding how healthcare can become safer and will focus on the evaluation of the Oxford region safety.
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