PhD position in the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center (CIMCYC) in Granada (Spain)


We are looking for a highly motivated student to enroll in a 4 year PhD program (or 3 yr PhD +  1 yr postdoc) in the the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center (CIMCYC;, a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary building which includes several research groups working on different topics (  The CIMCYC is equipped with a 3T Siemens MR System, TMS, and several eye trackers and EEG recording systems.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Maria Ruz (, in an interdisciplinary research project centered on functional neuroimaging in humans, funded by the Spanish 'Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad' . Topics of study will be cognitive control, consciousness and/or interpersonal interactions.

We encourage applicants with a strong interest in human neuroimaging research (especially in fMRI), with an educational background in any related discipline (i.e. neuroscience, computer science, physics, biomedical engineering, psychology, medicine or related fields). Programming skills (e.g. Matlab) and previous experience in human neuroimaging are highly desirable. Applicants must have at least 300 ECTS (60 of them at postgraduate level), hands-on research experience (equivalent to at least 12 ECTS), and be proficient in English. Start date will be the beginning of 2015.

The application deadline is quite close (26th of September, 2014), and applications must be made through the online platform here: Interested candidates who fulfill all the criteria noted above should contact the IP in advance ( including a statement of research experience and motivations, a CV and contact details of at least 2 referees.