PhD position open in Cognitive Neuroscience


PhD position open in Cognitive Neuroscience The Brainlab – Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group [] invites applications for a 3-year PhD studentship commencing the fall 2015.

The PhD thesis will be carried out within the BrainLab research line of predictive processes in motor-sensory interactions []

Principal Investigator: Dr. Iria SanMiguel

We are seeking for talented graduates in any field related to the Neurosciences (Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Engineering, Physics) Requirements: 1) EU citizenship, 2) to have 300 ECTS completed (at least 60 ECTS in a Master degree) by July 31st, 2015, 3) to have the highest academic marks, 4) computer skills (e.g., Matlab) Candidates are expected to enter the PhD Program in Biomedicine (Area of Neurosciences of University of Barcelona [], and to be willing to work hard and travel across the world as part of their training.

The student will join the recently awarded project “TEMPLATES: Exploring sensory templates for predictive processing through motor-sensory associations”.

Applicants should send 1) a letter of motivation, 2) CV, and 3) a copy of the academic marks record (in ECTS format) to Ms. Marta Turró by email at

Applications will be processed until the position is filled [post data: May 6th, 2015]

The studentship will provide a stipend of circa 15,000 EUR/year