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Post-Doctoral Position at 100% (Geneva; 07/2020)

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva is opening a

Post-Doctoral Position at 100%

in the research group of Professor Adrian Guggisberg, Division of Neurorehabilitation, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

The Imaging-Assisted Neurorehabilitation Laboratory investigates brain plasticity in patients with acquired brain injury and the effects of new treatment approaches based on neurotechnology.

The candidate will be responsible for the management of clinical trials as well as the supervision of PhD students involved in these trials. This project, funded by the SNF and started in 2017, aims to improve upper limb motor rehabilitation in stroke patients using two therapies based on novel neurotechnology. The first applies transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to patients with moderate impairment. The second uses a brain-computer interface in patients with severe impairment. The involvement in other projects of the group or the development of own projects with personal funds is possible according to the candidate’s interests.

Title and skills required

  • Ph.D. in neuroscience, medicine, psychology, biology, engineering or similar
  • Interest in clinical research
  • Previous experience with electroencephalography (EEG) experiment and analyses
  • Previous experience with noninvasive brain stimulation (TMS, tDCS)
  • Experience with braincomputer interface technology is advantageous
  • Ability to conduct research independently as well as work in a team environment
  • Rigor and methodological skills in experimental research
  • Good conversational French; good written English

 

Taking up office

1 October 2020

 

Further information

  • 100% oneyear contract, renewable for one year.
  • Salary according to the scales of the University of Geneva and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

 

Contact

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, a CV, and 1-2 recommendation letters. All materials should be sent electronically.

 

Contact and further information:

Prof. Adrian Guggisberg

Service de Neurorééducation

Départment des Neurosciences Cliniques

Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève

Avenue de Beau-Séjour 26

CH-1211 Genève 14

Switzerland

Adrian.Guggisberg@hcuge.ch

Phone: +41 22 372 3521

 

 

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Poste d’assistant.e de recherche ou postdoc à 100% (06/20)

Un poste d’assistant.e de recherche ou postdoc à 100% est disponible dans le laboratoire de Neurorééducation cognitive, dans le Service de neurorééducation au Departement des Neurosciences Cliniques, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG)

Le projet: Le projet, soutenu par le Fonds national suisse de la recherche, explore les mécanismes et corrélats anatomiques de la confusion de la réalité telle qu’exprimée dans des confabulations et la désorientation chez des patients cérébro-lésés.

Tâches : L’assistant.e de recherche ou postdoc sera chargé.e du recrutement de patients et sujets sains, l’évaluation des fonctions mentales (passation de tests neuropsychologiques), la réalisation d’expériences cognitives et l’analyse des données comportementales et des lésions sur la base de la neuroimagerie.

Compétences requises: Diplôme de Master universitaire ou doctorat en psychologie ou neurosciences. Une expérience dans l’évaluation des troubles cognitifs est souhaitable mais pas exigée.

Langues: Très bonne maitrise du français oral nécessaire.

Entrée en fonction: 1er juillet 2020 ou date à convenir

Durée: 1 année, renouvelable

 

Information:

Pr Armin Schnider
Service de Neurorééducation
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Av. de Beau-Séjour 26
CH-1211 Genève 14
Tel: +42 (0)22 372 3700
armin.schnider@hcuge.ch
site:
http://www.unige.ch/medecine/neucli/en/groupes-de-recherche/289schnider/

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SNF PhD fellowships in psychology and neuroscience of emotion Geneva - Switzerland (11/2019)

Two PhD candidate positions for four years are available in the Neuroscience of Emotion and Affective Dynamics (NEAD) lab at the University of Geneva in the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences and the Psychology department.
The applicants should have a master in Neuroscience or Psychology or equivalent and competencies in statistics and/or neuroimaging including fMRI or fNIRS or/and EEG. The project entitled “Influence of peripheral information on behavioural and spatio-temporal neural mechanisms of vocal emotion production and perception” implies that the applicant should have strong interest in the study of emotion and voice with an interest in affective sciences and interdisciplinary approach.
This project is associated with the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences (http://www.affective-sciences.org) and the Psychology Department with a full access to the 3T fMRI scanner, NIRS and EEG systems and virtual platform in the
Brain and Behaviour Laboratory (http://bbl.unige.ch/index.html) located in the Geneva Medical Center and in the Campus Biotech (https://www.campusbiotech.ch/).
Information enquiries and applications should be submitted to Didier.Grandjean@unige.ch and Leonardo.Ceravolo@unige via email only.
Didier Grandjean’s lab web site: http://www.unige.ch/fapse/neuroemo/
The deadline for submissions is 1st November, 2019. The contract can start at the earliest convenience of the chosen candidate, subject to obtaining a valid work permit.

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SNF Postdoctoral fellowship in psychology and neuroscience of emotion Geneva - Switzerland (11/2019)

A postdoctoral position (100%) for three years is available in the Neuroscience of Emotion and Affective Dynamics (NEAD) lab at the University of Geneva in the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences and the Psychology department.
The applicant should have a PhD in Neuroscience or Psychology or equivalent and experience in neuroimaging, especially in EEG, fNIRS and/or fMRI, including functional and effective connectivity. The project entitled “Influence of peripheral information on behavioural and spatio-temporal neural mechanisms of vocal emotion production and perception” implies that the applicant should have strong interest in the study of emotion and voice as well as in affective sciences an interdisciplinary research context.
This project is associated with the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences (http://www.affective-sciences.org) and the Psychology Department with a full access to the 3T fMRI scanner, NIRS and EEG systems and virtual platform in the
Brain and Behaviour Laboratory (http://bbl.unige.ch/index.html) located in the Geneva Medical Center and in the Campus Biotech (https://www.campusbiotech.ch/).
Information enquiries and applications should be submitted to Didier.Grandjean@unige.ch and Leonardo.Ceravolo@unige via email only.
Didier Grandjean’s lab web site: http://www.unige.ch/fapse/neuroemo/
The deadline for submissions is 1st November, 2019. The contract can start at the earliest convenience of the chosen candidate, subject to obtaining a valid work permit.

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