|Publication date||15 November 2019|
|Closing date||13 December 2019|
|Level of education||PhD|
|Hours||38 hours per week|
|Salary indication||€3,637 to €4,978 gross per month|
The Cognitive & Systems Neuroscience group is seeking a highly qualified and motivated assistant professor to conduct collaborative research and teaching in Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience.
For this position you should:
Within the Faculty of Science, newly appointed Assistant professors , who do not yet have a BKO (basiskwalificatie onderwijs) certificate, follow a didactic training trajectory, which should lead up to completion of a certificate qualifying yourself for academic within two years.
The vacancy is for a permanent position. According to standard university policies this implies that the appointment will be initially on a temporary basis for a period of 2 years during which you should show your competence in science and teaching. After a positive final assessment of your performance this will be converted into a permanent appointment. Based on a full-time appointment (38 hours per week) the gross monthly salary will range from €3,637 to €4,978 (scale 11) depending on relevant work experience. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO) is applicable.
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The Faculty of Science has a student body of around 6,500, as well as 1,600 members of staff working in education, research or support services. Researchers and students at the Faculty of Science are fascinated by every aspect of how the world works, be it elementary particles, the birth of the universe or the functioning of the brain.
The Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) is an institute that belongs to the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Its approximately 230 scientists and staff members work in 16 research groups that perform excellent research, centred on four themes:
Current research of the Cognitive & Systems Neuroscience group focuses on neural mechanisms of perception, multisensory integration, interactions between sensory and memory systems and representational theories of consciousness. These topics are addressed using a variety of methods, such as ensemble recordings in task-performing subjects, optogenetics, computational modelling and advanced analysis of neural data. You will conduct studies on ensemble behavior and population coding during perceptual and cognitive operations using 2-photon imaging, optogenetic and related optical techniques, thereby closely interacting with other team members and engaging in external collaborations.
The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.
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