Monday, March 5, 2007

[Sweden] Postdoctoral Positions in Cognitive Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is looking for two Postdocs in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, MR-centrum.

The research is conducted at the MR-Research Center which is a laboratory equipped with two 1.5 T MR scanners. In addition the lab has widespread expertise in neuroimaging methods including DTI and EEG. The MR-Research Center is the neuroimaging core facility for the newly established Stockholm Brain Institute for cognitive and computational neuroscience (

The candidate is expected to be a talented, innovative and enthusiastic researcher with a Ph.D awarded within the last five years in Cognitive Neuroscience or related disciplines to work on fMRI projects on body image, multisensory processing, or self-awareness.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in the acquisition and analysis of fMRI data and good programming skills. The candidate is also expected to work within the general framework of the project, but will be encouraged to actively contribute with own ideas and proposals. Applicants with no imaging experience but with a strong background in behavioral neuroscience in the relevant areas are also encouraged to apply.

Karolinska Institutet aims to promote equal opportunities by encouraging a balanced gender distribution. We also value the qualities that ethnic and cultural diversity can contribute to the university.

For further details please contact:

Henrik Ehrsson, Supervisor
Tel: +46(0)8 517 7 0000

Martin Ingvar, Professor

SACO Ann-Cathrine Lindblad
Tel: +46 (0)8 544 96636) or

OFR Anna Aleman
Tel: +46(0)8-524 863 62

Please send your application, marked with reference number 00826/2007 to:

KI/Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Atten: Susanne Malmberg
Building Z5:00
Karolinska University Hospital
171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

You can also email it to

Deadline: March 30, 2007:

The following documents should be enclosed with your application:

  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • Your qualifications and a description of future research interests and scientific goals (max two pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Please note that one copy of all documents will be kept by the college for a period of two years, in accordance with a directive from the National Archives. Published material submitted for review is excepted from this rule.

Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) conducts research and education in the field of neuroscience from the molecular to the society level. The clinical research and education is conducted in collaboration with other research groups from the Karolinska Institutet, with other universities, as well as the Stockholm County Council. Stockholm Brain Institute (SBI), is a Strategic Research Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience,

Karolinska Institutet is one of the leading medical universities in Europe. Through research, education and information, Karolinska Institutet contributes to improving human health. Each year, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Karolinska Institutet offers 20 training programs in the field of medicine and conducts more than 40% of all medical academic research in Sweden. By being a centre for innovation within life science, Karolinska Institutet contributes to growth in Sweden and the Stockholm region. For more details see

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