Ph.D. Position in Cognitive Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

03.10.2017
ESCOP

Prof. Valérie Camos and dr. Evie Vergauwe invite applications for a 4-year Ph.D. position at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. The position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Ph.D. student will examine the relationship between working memory and long-term memory in healthy adults. The doctoral student is expected to conduct the research described in the project with French-speaking students in Fribourg and in Geneva. Therefore, at least a basic knowledge of French is desirable. Communication with the supervisors will be in French or English.

 Job Details

  • 4-year position (funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation)
  • The doctoral student is expected to conduct the research described in the project with French-speaking  students in Fribourg and in Geneva. Therefore, at least a basic knowledge of French is desirable. Communication with the supervisors will be in French or English.

Desired profile

  • University Master’s Degree in Psychology (or related cognitive science discipline)
  • background in experimental psychological research
  • background in cognitive psychology
  • at least basic level of French verbal language skills (to interact with participants)
  • appropriate English language skills (to read scientific articles and to participate in writing and presenting of the results)
  • experience with design and implementation of quantitative data collection and data analysis is desirable
  • programming experience is desirable (E-prime, PsychoPy, Open Sesame or other)

 

Starting date: 1 December 2017 (later date can be negotiated)

Candidates are asked to submit a current CV, copies of diploma, as well as a short cover letter that describes their research interests, previous experience, motivation to apply for this position, career goals, and at least one reference name that we could contact. Applications and supporting materials can be submitted in French or English to Valerie Camos and Evie Vergauewe.

Application deadline is the 1st of November 2017, but applications will continue to be considered until the position is fulfilled.