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Joint PhD-student position at UFBI (Umeå) and ARC (Stockholm)


Last application date April 24 2014

The doctoral education for this doctoral student will be in the context of a project investigating the effects of age and dopamine on resting state functional connectivity. Tasks include analysis and reporting of available data from population-based studies.

Entry requirements
Applicants should have a second-cycle background in biomedical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, biostatistics, psychology, cognitive science, or some other relevant area. Basic knowledge in neuroscience and cognitive psychology is a requirement. Interest and prior knowledge in statistics are needed. Experience with functional neuroimaging in general is a major plus. In particular, applicants with prior research experience in at least one of three imaging modalities (resting-state fMRI, task-based fMRI, and diffusion tensor imaging) will be given a high rank. The applicant must also be efficient, thorough, a good communicator in English, and enjoy working in an international and dynamic team.

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