Two 3-year PhD positions are available in Peter Hagoort’s Neurobiology of Language Department at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics / Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. The positions offer access to numerous behavioral and EEG laboratories, as well as eye-tracking, MEG, fMRI and TMS facilities. The language research environment in Nijmegen is vibrant with the MPI, Centre for Language Studies (CLS) and Donders Institute on one campus, thus offering many opportunities for collaboration and interdisciplinary training.
The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree in a relevant study area; has a passion for research; is interested in literature; has experience with programming; has experience with doing experimental research. The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree in psycholinguistics, cognitive psychology or cognitive neuroscience; is motivated to learn new methodologies; has previous experience doing experimental work; has a working knowledge of statistics and computational skills