PostDoc Neurostimulation

Call for Post-Doc Applications (Lausanne, Switzerland)

The Sensory-Motor Laboratory (SeMoLa;, in association with the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Fondation Asile des Aveugles, invites applications for a full-time Postdoc position under the direction of Prof. Silvio Ionta. The position will investigate the behavioral and neural bases of visuo-motor integration in humans. The successful candidate will be involved in behavioral and neurophysiological testing (TMS), with extension to other neurostimulation techniques (e.g. tDCS).

Conditions of application : (i) PhD in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology, or any related discipline; (ii) Strong background in TMS and/or other neurostimulation techniques; (iii) High competence in programming, data analysis, and scientific writing; (iv) Previous experience already at the postdoctoral level is recommended

Evaluation procedure : The application dossier must be sent to by 15 December 2017 at the latest. After a first, dossier-based screening, selected candidates will be interviewed in Lausanne. The ideal start date will be 01 February 2018, flexible.

All dossiers must contain: (i) Motivation Letter ; (ii) CV ; (iii) Letter of Support ; (iv) whenever possible reprints/preprints

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, HES-SO, EPFL, and ETHZ.

Working conditions : Full-time position, yearly renewable contract up to 3 years total, salary in accordance with the Fondation Asile des Aveugles (between CHF 80’000 and CHF 89’600.-).