The impact of a delayed auditory onset on the neural encoding of auditory signals

1 Research Collaborator position
(Deadline April 21st, 2021 12:00 )
Fields

Electroencephalography, Neural Plasticity, Sensory Deprivation, Auditory, Electrophysiology (EEG)

Profile
The IMT School invites applications for a Research Collaborator with a strong interest in sensory processing, neural plasticity, and development.
The ideal candidate has good programming skills and a documented track record of research experience and outcomes related to the topic of this position. He/she has experience with experimental protocols performed with populations of sensory-deprived individuals and with the recording and analysis of EEG data.
Activity
The candidate is expected to perform research activity both at the IMT School and at other institutes (collaborating Universities and Hospitals) in order to create new experimental paradigms, to perform behavioral and EEG data collections and the associated data analyses as well as to prepare manuscripts.
The candidate will be part of the MoMiLab Research Unit, the Cognitive Neuroscience community of the IMT School, and will work under the supervision of Dr. Davide Bottari. National and international collaborations will integrate the research team.
Formal requirements
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Cognitive Sciences or related fields, preferably acquired within the last 6 years;
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.
Specific requirements
  • A good track record of research experience and outcomes related to the topic of this position;
  • At least 3 years of research activity comprising experience with the acquisition and advance analysis of EEG data such as: analysis of oscillatory activity, e.g. time Frequency decomposition and analysis of data acquired with auditory frequency tagging approach;
  • Good programming skills.
Gross amount

Approx. € 24400/year 

Duration

1 year, renewable

Project

PRIN “The role of cochlear implantation and bimodal bilingualism in early deafness: a window into the neurofunctional mechanisms of human language" (codice MUR: 20177894ZH) - P0157 - CUP: D68D19001700001

Job Research Unit: 
MOMILAB
Job Contract Type: 
Assegno di ricerca

Application

Apply ONLINE only.

Before filling in the application form, please read thoroughly the full call and collect all the files you may need:

Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory);
  • University degree (compulsory);
  • PhD (compulsory only if stated in the full call).

Attachments

  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory);
  • Your CV in English (compulsory).