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Research Assistant and Psychologist Positions at Max Planck Institute-CBS, Leipzig, Germany

Applications are welcomed for two positions in the Human Communication group lead by Katharina von Kriegstein at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI-CBS) in Leipzig, Germany. Research in the group focuses on the investigation of neural mechanisms of human communication using a broad spectrum of neuroscientific methods (functional and structural MRI, MEG, tDCS, TMS). Research involves typically developed populations as well as populations with developmental communication deficits (developmental dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, phonagnosia, proposagnosia).

Research Assistant: http://www.mpg.de/10451891/research-assistant-lab-manager
The position will involve recruiting participants, running behavioural tests, assistance with data-acquisition in MRI, TMS and tDCS studies, assistance with data analyses, grant writing and literature searches, attending lab meetings, supervising undergraduate students in the lab and overseeing day-to-day lab operations. The position is available part or full time. It includes the opportunity to pursue a variety of research opportunities that can result in authorship on academic publications.

Psychologist: http://www.mpg.de/10451838/20161504-1 (in German)
The position is available part time. The main duty will be to support diagnostic testing in people with communication disorders (e.g. autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, developmental prosopagnosia). The position offers the possibility to be involved in research.

For further information on the positions and instructions on how to apply please follow the links provided above.


Katharina von Kriegstein

Max Planck Research Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Stephanstr. 1A, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

Professor of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
Humboldt University of Berlin
Rudower Chaussee 18, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Phone +49 (0) 341-9940-2476
Fax +49 (0) 341-9940-2448