Postdoctoral research fellow LCBC

Apply before: February 10th 2021
Institute: University of Oslo, Norway
  A position as Postdoctoral Fellow is available at the Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC), at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo. This position will fit a highly talented candidate with interests in inflammatory effects in relation to brain health.

The position of postdoctoral fellow is fulltime for a period of 3 years, with 2 years funded by the Norwegian Research Council and 1 year via the Lifebrain H2020 project.

The main purpose of the fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.


  • A PhD degree or similar in neuroscience, psychology, human genetics or neurology;
  • Extensive experience with neuroimaging analysis;
  • Strong programming skills;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally and in writing;

The following will be considered as advantages:

  • Documented skills in statistical analysis, ideally longitudinal.
  • Strong record of scientific publication

In assessing applications, particular emphasis will be placed upon the quality of the candidate’s academic qualifications. Interviews with selected candidates may be arranged where the applicant’s personal prerequisites and cooperative skills will be emphasized.

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Researcher in Psychiatry and Neurochemistry

Apply before: February 9th 2021
Institute: University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, invites applications for a Researcher position at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry. The Division of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry at the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology conducts neurochemical research aimed at identifying and studying pathophysiology and pathologies in neurodegenerative diseases.

This research group uses state of the art NMR-spectroscopy to study large molecular complexes underlying basic cellular functions at the atomic level in combination with other structural biology methods and biophysical characterization.

We are looking for a colleague, that is highly motivated, scientifically independent and creative, as well as capable of contributing to an interdisciplinary team environment.Great importance will be placed on personal suitability.


  • a strong background in infectious biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or NMR spectroscopy;
  • Experience in recombinant protein expression from different host-systems;
  • Expert knowledge in solution NMR methods;
  • Expert knowledge in sample preparation;
  • Documented knowledge in automated data procession and analysis;
  • Knowledge in cell biology, including handling of mammalian cell culture etc.;
  • Detailed knowledge in additional biophysical and structural biology techniques.

The employment is limited (temporary) for 12 months, 100 % of full-time, and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed.

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Research Associate in Autism Research

Apply before: February 4th 2021
Institute: University of Cambridge, UK
We are looking to appoint a research associate for one year to work on datasets held at the Autism Research Centre (ARC). The ARC is a lively, friendly and diverse set of scientists in the University of Cambridge who conduct both basic and applied research to understand the causes of and interventions for autism. See

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Duties will include:

  • statistical analysis;
  • writing up and publishing datasets;
  • writing up work for policy reportst;
  • writing up work for scientific publications;
  • presenting work at conferences;
  • interacting with the lead investigator and wider project team.

This is an opportunity for a postdoc to have co-authorship on publications based on existing data, where papers could be completed within a short timeframe. The appointee will benefit from all the other steps in research (design, ethical approval, recruitment and data collection) already being complete.

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Research Associate/Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience

Apply before: February 4th 2021
Institute: University of Nottingham School of Medicine, UK
This programme focuses on how people process speech when listening in conversation, and, specifically, how prediction of speech (in terms of content and timing) differs between people with normal and impaired hearing.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent experience in cognitive science, experimental psychology, neuroscience or a related area. Those near to completion of a PhD are also encouraged to apply.

Duties will include:

  • designing and running experiments of speech and conversation behaviour;
  • taking the lead with complex data analyses to tie cognitive and neural processing to behaviours such as turn-taking;
  • overseeing the work of a research assistant;
  • support PhD students on the programme;

This post is full-time and will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31st December 2024. Job share arrangements may be considered.

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15 Early Stage Researcher Positions (PhD students)


Apply before: February 28th 2021
Institute: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands
15 Early Stage Researcher Positions (PhD students) in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network ETUDE – Encompassing Training in Functional Disorders across Europe

If you are interested in pursuing a career in research on functional disorders and keen to join an international consortium that comprises some of the best academic, clinical and industrial organizations in research on functional disorders in Europe, please apply for one of the positions available in the ETUDE network and build your future as a researcher in functional disorders!

Candidates will be selected based on: outstanding academic ability, requested skills and experience for the ESR project of interest, motivation of the application for the ESR position of interest

  • 15 Early Stage Researcher Positions
  • Multiple locations through Europe (Netherlands, Germany, UK, Denmark, Poland, and Italy)
  • Temporary contract
  • 40 hours per week (full time; the exact weekly working time may slightly vary between countries)
  • Starting date: 01/09/2021 (the exact starting date may vary between countries due to local requirements)
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PhD-position ‘LGBTI+ Inclusion in Organizations


Apply before: January 15th 2021
Institute: Utrecht University
Would you like combine literature reviews and empirical studies to do research on how to foster LGBTQ+ inclusion? Read on and apply!

  • We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for a PhD position on how to foster LGBTQ+ inclusion.
  • You will be conducting literature reviews;
  • Designing empirical studies, executing and coordinating data collection (surveys, field- and lab-experiments and interviews);
  • Developing research instruments;
  • Spending 10% of your time on additional tasks (e.g., teaching, outreach)
  • Requirements:
    Excellent command of the English language in speaking and writing. Command of the Dutch language is an added advantage;
    Good academic writing and presenting skills.
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Promovendus The Dynamics of Police-Bystander Conflicts

Apply before: 3 Januari 2021
Institute: Open Universiteit, Heerlen
  • Gezocht: een promovendus voor het interdisciplinaire onderzoeksproject “Toward a safe and resilient city: Investigating the dynamics of police-bystander conflicts using advanced technologies”.
  • Van u wordt verwacht een viertal studies uit te voeren waarbij gebruik wordt gemaakt van real-life conflicten zoals geregistreerd met CCTVs en body-cams, en virtual reality games. Uiteindelijk zal een interventie worden ontwikkeld.
  • U heeft een (research) master in een van de vier betrokken disciplines (Psychologie, Rechtswetenschappen, Betawetenschappen, Managementwetenschappen) of aanverwante disciplines (o.a. Criminologie).
  • U heeft goede mondelinge en schriftelijke uitdrukkingsvaardigheden in het Nederlands en het Engels.
  • U kunt 1 maart 2021 beginnen.
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Promovendus Smart Technology use for Resilient Healthcare

Apply before: 7 Januari 2021
Institute: Open Universiteit, Heerlen
  • Gezocht: een promovendus voor het project “Smart Technology Use for Resilient Healthcare: Developing an Intervention Toolbox to Stimulate Smart Use of Electronic Health Records in Hospitals Using a Multidisciplinary Approach”.
  • In dit multidisciplinaire project worden kritische individuele, organisatorische en technologische succesfactoren onderzocht voor ‘Smart Use’ van het EPD door verschillende groepen zorgmedewerkers. Op basis van deze kennis wordt een interventie toolbox op maat ontwikkeld en getest om ‘Smart Use’ van het EPD te stimuleren in een ziekenhuis-setting.
  • Van u wordt verwacht dat u het onderzoeksvoorstel verder uitwerkt en verschillende studies uitvoert, waaronder een scoping review, een interviewstudie (kwalitatief), een survey-onderzoek (kwantitatief) en een interventiestudie.
  • U heeft een (Research) Master Psychologie of een andere afgeronde academische opleiding in een onderzoeksveld relevant voor het project (zoals Psychologie en Technologie, Human Resource Studies). Bij voorkeur heeft u relevante kennis in de Arbeids- en organisatiepsychologie.
  • U heeft goede mondelinge en schriftelijke uitdrukkingsvaardigheden in het Nederlands en het Engels.
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