|Sub Research Field:
A PhD position is available in the Consciousness group at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language. The successful candidate will perform research on visual confidence and metacognition in childhood. Research methods include psychophysics, computational modeling, and the possibility of brain imaging (i.e. fMRI, MEG) studies. The position will be affiliated with an international network of 9 research labs located throughout Europe.
Please see https://sites.google.com/view/confidentdecisions/ and https://www.bcbl.eu/en/conocenos/equipo/david-soto for more information.
The successful candidate will receive interdisciplinary training in theories and methods for the study of confidence and metacognition. This includes many network-wide events and other (international) training opportunities.
The BCBL promotes a rich research environment and provides access to the most advanced behavioural and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla Siemens PrismaFit MRI scanner, a whole-head MEG system, four EEG labs, a fNIRS lab, a BabyLab, two eye-tracking labs, and several behavioural labs. The BCBL also has strong links with local schools to carry out studies in children populations. The BCBL hosts excellent support staff and research personnel. More information about the BCBL can be found at: https://www.bcbl.eu/.
PI and research group:
The successful candidate will join the BCBLConsciousness group (https://www.bcbl.eu/en/research/research-groups/consciousness) led by Dr. David Soto (firstname.lastname@example.org), who will also be their main supervisor.
Salary: 31.000€ (without familiy allowance); 35.000€ (with family allowance)
Entitlements and other benefits: https://www.bcbl.eu/en/join-us/what-is-like-to-work-bcbl
Training opportunities and Career development plan: Researchers at any stage of their career, regardless of their contractual situation, are given an opportunity for professional development and for improving their employability through access to a Personal Career Development Plan which includes
(1) Training through individually personalized research projects under senior supervision
(2) Exchanging knowledge with the scientific community and the general public
(3) Network-wide training in theory and methods
(4) Complementary training courses
(5) Involvement in proposal writing, task coordination
(6) Development of skills for the organization of training and scientific events
BCBL seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support contact us.
|Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
|SESAM Agreement Number
|Type of Contract
|First Stage Researcher (R1)
|Hours Per Week
|BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language
|BCBL - Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language
|Donostia - San Sebatian
|Paseo Mikeletegi, 69 - 2
|+34 943 309 300
|+34 943 309 052
|Envisaged Job Starting Date
|How To Apply
|Required Education Level 1
|Master Degree or equivalent