Post Doctoral offer




Applications for post-doctoral research positions are invited in the context of a research program investigating the cognitive and neural processing of social (human-human) and nonsocial (human-object) interactions. The program is funded for 5 years by a European Research Council Starting Grant (ERC-STG, project: THEMPO) and is coordinated by Dr. Liuba Papeo at the CNRS Institute of Cognitive Sciences (Bron, Lyon). 

Individuals with experience with fMRI, technical/analytical skills and proficiency in programming (e.g. Matlab, Python, Javascript, R) are strongly encouraged to apply. However, we will evaluate every candidate with a solid background in any domain of cognitive science or neuroscience.
Speaking French is not a requirement.   

The successful candidates will be involved in designing new studies, collecting and analyzing data, writing manuscripts, disseminating results and supervising students, in close collaboration with Dr. Papeo. 
The commitment is for two years and the salary depends upon qualifications and experience, in compliance with the French law.

The ideal starting date is March 2018, but we will continue evaluating applications until the position is filled. 

Further information on the Institution can be found here.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, the expected date of availability, and the names of two references by e-mail to Dr. Liuba Papeo ( Please enter “Post-doc application” in the subject of the email. 


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