ESA-announce PhD position in neuroeconomics/neuromarketing
The Center for Neuroeconomic Studies at Maastricht University currently has a PhD position in neuroeconomics/neuromarketing available. Please be so kind and inform your students of this opportunity by forwarding this email or/and distributing the attached flyer.
PhD position in Neuroeconomics/Neuromarketing
Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position (3 years) at the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies (CNS) at Maastricht University. The successful applicant will work with Caroline Goukens, Kelly Geyskens and other researchers at CNS (www.neuroeconomics.nl) on the neural processes underlying human decision making and employing combinations of research methods and tools from marketing, economics, psychology, neuroscience, lab experiments, and neuroimaging (MRI).
CNS offers an exciting and friendly multidisciplinary research environment with ample opportunities for training and collaboration. The center has access to excellent technical facilities including research-dedicated 3T, 7T, and 9.4T MRI scanners, as well as laboratories for brain stimulation (TMS, tCS), behavioral experiments, eye-tracking, and pharmacology.
The candidate is expected to have a strong academic background. A quantitative Research Master is preferred. A preference is given to students who have excelled and shown excellence in at least one (preferably more) of the following subjects at the Masters level: economics, marketing, business, psychology, and neuroscience. Knowledge of statistical software (e.g., R or Stata) and programming skills (e.g., Matlab, z-tree, Brain Voyager) is advantageous and would be beneficial.
Applications are welcome from overseas students as well EU nationals. Employment is expected to begin in Fall 2015.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter. Two letters of academic reference, assessing the applicant’s research potential and personality, should be sent independently by the referees.
Applications should be submitted electronically and all material, including reference letters, be sent to ‘neuroeconomics-sbe’ with reference to “PhD position neuroeconomics/neuromarketing" in the e-mail header.
Applications must be received by February 14th 2015.
Informal inquiries can be sent via email to Kelly Geyskens, k.geyskens.