Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Neuropsychology in Norway and applications are submitted till August 10th 2014. A post-doctoral fellowship is available in the Research Group for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC) at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo. Applicants will work on the project Inflammation, Amyloid and Atrophy in the Aging Brain: The Borders between Healthy Brain Aging and Neurodegeneration. The appointment is for 3 years, with an annual salary. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): University of Oslo | Norway
Level: PhD research programme
Field(s): Cognitive Neuropsychology.
Deadline: August 10th 2014.
Funded By: University of Oslo
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Neuropsychology is targeted for International students.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: The appointment is for 3 years, with an annual salary of NOK 482 800 – 559 600 per year/ USD 80 574 – 93 39 per year/ € 59385 – 68831 per year.
‣ Scholarship covers: Total offer is of- -Salary grade 57-65 (NOK 482 800 -559 600 per year) depending on competence/length of service -Professional development in a stimulating academic environment -Favorable pension and social welfare benefits -Attractive welfare arrangements
‣ A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Neuropsychology is available in the Research Group for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC) at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, to work on the project Inflammation, Amyloid and Atrophy in the Aging Brain: The Borders between Healthy Brain Aging and Neurodegeneration (PI: Anders M Fjell).
‣ The position would suit a highly motivated and very talented young researcher within the broad field of human neuroscience, with a special interest in the cognitive neuroscience of aging.
‣ The appointment is for 3 years, with an annual salary of NOK 482 800 – 559 600 per year/ USD 80 574 – 93 39 per year/ € 59385 – 68831 per year.
‣ completed his/ her PhD within psychology, medicine, neuroscience or a related discipline, published at least two papers as first author in international peer-reviewed journals on a relevant theme, and has high ambitions of making a significant contribution to the research group and the field of neuroscience.
‣ Competence within neuroimaging, particularly structural and functional MRI, and/or neuropsychology will constitute an advantage.
‣ The candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers at LCBC as well as with our international collaborators, and produce high-quality publications in the best journals. Potential for a further research career is considered an important factor.
‣ Applicants are required to apply online.
‣ The application should include: -Letter of application, 1-2 pages, explaining the motivation for applying -Curriculum Vitae summarizing education, positions and academic work -Copies of educational certificates, complete list of publications and publications/academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee -Names and contact details of at least two references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number).
‣ Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. All documents should be in English.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on August 10, 2014
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.