Saturday, August 16, 2008

PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience-Hamburg - German

The Department of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology (Head: Prof. Dr. Andreas K.
Engel) at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany) invites applications for a PhD student position which is available for an initial period of 2 years, starting in October 2008.

The position is funded by the German Research Foundation project:
„Multisensory processing of pain: An investigation of neural binding mechanisms in
electrophysiological and hemodynamic brain responses”.

Main research interests of the Department of Neurophysiology are the dynamics of
distributed sensory processing, intermodal and sensorimotor integration, as well as
theories of perception, action and consciousness.

Current projects involve EEG/MEG/fMRI studies in humans or physiological studies in
animals. Further information on research at the Department of Neurophysiology can be
obtained at or

Applicants should have a background in psychology, medicine, biology or neuroscience.
Experience in human EEG studies or biosignal analysis is desirable.

For further details, please contact Dr. Daniel Senkowski (phone +49-40-42803-7047,
email:, or Prof. Dr. Andreas K. Engel (phone
+49-40-42803-6170, email:

Applicants are asked to submit their CV and documentation of relevant qualification to Dr.
Daniel Senkowski (, Dept. of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology,
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany.