- The chosen candidates will work in close collaboration on the project “‘Alternative facts’ – How the brain warrants stable and flexible predictions from faithful and modified memories of a person’s true past”. This project is part of the newly established DFG research unit 2812 “Constructing Scenarios of the Past: A New Framework in Episodic Memory” at the Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Münster. The research unit will study the cognitive and neuronal mechanisms underlying the constructed scenarios that make up episodic memory. It will employ and combine approaches from philosophy, psychology as well as experimental and computational neuroscience. The selected candidates’ projects will use fMRI to investigate the neuronal correlates and dynamics of recalling faithful and modified episodic memories. We seek to understand the conditions that render the memory of a truly experienced episode more or less susceptible to later modification.
- For more information on the advertised positions and to apply, please send a CV, a short description of research interests, including publications and the names of two potential referees, to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered until 30 April 2019.