Open Positions

Postdoc in Neuromodulation

SeMoLa in association with the Fondation Asile des Aveugles and the University of Lausanne, invites applications for a full-time Postdoc position under the direction of Prof. Silvio Ionta.

The position is part of a project supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and will investigate the behavioral and neural bases of eye-hand coordination in healthy and clinical human populations. The project sits at the intersection between translational cognitive neuroscience and virtual reality development. The ideal candidate shall master tDCS or HDtDCS in humans. Additional previous experience with virtual reality will be a plus. EEG experience also will be considered.


Conditions of application:

  • PhD in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology, or any related discipline
  • Strong background in brain stimulation via tDCS
  • High competence in programming, data analysis, and scientific writing


Evaluation procedure – The application dossier must be sent to by 30 October 2018 at the latest. After a first, dossier-based screening, the selected candidates will be interviewed (live or online). The starting date is 01 January 2019.

All dossiers must contain: (i) Motivation Letter ; (ii) CV ; (iii) Letter(s) of Support

Infrastructure – SeMoLa is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of the Fondation Asile des Aveugles. Its interactions include (among others) The University Hospital Centre (CHUV), The University of Lausanne, EPFL, and ETHZ.

Working conditions – Full-time position, 18 months, salary in accordance with the Fondation Asile des Aveugles (between CHF 80’000 to CHF 89’600 per year).