Université de Lorraine

PhD fellowship. Neural basis of human face recognition

2024-07-15 (Europe/Paris)
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Offer Description

Neural basis of human face recognition

Human Face Recognition, Visual Semantics. Human intracerebral and EEG recordings, Direct Electrical stimulation, Neuropsychology.

Starting date: September 2024

We are recruiting a PhD candidate to join the FaceCategorizationLab in Nancy (France) at CNRS and Université de Lorraine. The successful candidate will be supervised by Bruno Rossion, in collaboration with Jacques Jonas.

https://face-categorization-lab.webnode.com/

The selected candidate will focus on research on the neural mechanisms of human recognition of faces, as investigated with frequency-tagged electrophysiological activity (EEG and intracranial EEG). Neuropsychological and electrophysiological measurements during intracerebral electrical stimulation of the human ventral occipito-temporal cortex can also be part of the PhD program (see examples of relevant publications below).

The successful PhD candidate will become a full member of the Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience group of the CNRS laboratory IMoPA UMR7365, Université de Lorraine (Nancy, East of France). The research group is a small unit tightly linked to clinical research at the university hospital of Nancy (CHRU), including researchers in neuroscience, cognitive science, neuropsychologists and neurologists. He/she will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities at Université de Lorraine, CNRS and CHRU-Nancy.

The candidate should have a Master’s degree in neuroscience, cognitive science, biology, engineering, psychology or equivalent. Ideally, he/she should also have a good level in French and a solid background in cognitive neuroscience. Knowledge of electrophysiology/neuropsychology, programming skills (e.g., R, Matlab or Python) and a good level of English are a plus. High motivation, curiosity, creativity, perseverance and the ability to work in a team are also key personal skills.

The position will be fully funded (salary; no university fees) by the University of Lorraine and is for 36 months with standard French salaries. Applications should be sent as a single PDF to bruno.rossion@univ-lorraine including a CV, a letter of motivation and 2 names of references. Deadline: July 15th 2024 (candidates may be selected earlier, don’t wait to apply if you are interested).

Requirements

Research Field Neurosciences » Neurophysiology

Education Level Master Degree or equivalent

Additional Information

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available 1

Company/Institute CNRS

Country France

City Nancy

Where to apply

E-mail bruno.rossion@univ-lorraine.fr

Contact

City NANCY cedex

Website

https://www.univ-lorraine.fr
https://face-categorization-lab.webnode.page/

Street 34, Cours Léopold - CS 25233

Postal Code 54052

E-Mail bruno.rossion@univ-lorraine.fr

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Job details

Title
PhD fellowship. Neural basis of human face recognition
Location
34 Cours Léopold Nancy, France
Published
2024-04-05
Application deadline
2024-07-15 23:59 (Europe/Paris)
2024-07-15 23:59 (CET)
Job type
PhD
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