Up to 7 PhD positions in Cognitive Neuroscience are available at SISSA, Trieste, starting November 2019

Up to 7 PhD positions in Cognitive Neuroscience are available at SISSA, Trieste, starting November 2019. The Cognitive Neuroscience Department at SISSA hosts 7 research labs that study the neuronal bases of time and magnitude processing, visual perception, motivation and intelligence, language and reading, tactile perception and learning, neural computation, and inference. The Department is highly inter–disciplinary; our approaches include behavioural, psychophysics, and neurophysiological experiments with humans and animals, computational and mathematical models. Students with diverse backgrounds (physics, math, medicine, psychology, biology) are most welcome to apply. The Department has an exceptional track record with highly competitive funds (recent funding includes 4 ERC and 3 Human Frontiers grants) and publication in top journals (Nature, Science, PNAS, Current Biology). 
Recent placements after PhD include Harvard, MIT, Columbia and Princeton in the US, the NTNU, Manchester and Radboud University in Europe, and Sydney University, Australia. Our alumni have been awarded 4 ERC grants, the 2015 Kandel Young Neuroscientist Prize and the 2017 ICTP Prize.
More information about the Department is available at our website https://phdcns.sissa.it <https://phdcns.sissa.it/>.
The selection procedure is now open; to learn how to apply, please visit https://phdcns.sissa.it/admission-procedure.
Please contact the PhD Coordinator (davide.crepaldi@sissa.it <mailto:davide.crepaldi@sissa.it>) and/or your prospective supervisor for more information and informal enquiries.
Davide Crepaldi
via Bonomea 265
34136, Trieste