[extropy-chat] Post-doc or Scientist Position in Brain-Computer Interfaces

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sat Jan 28 21:55:04 UTC 2006

(Seen on phds.org Looks interesting! Amara)

Post-doc or Scientist Position in Brain-Computer Interfaces (Europe

Location: Bremen, Germany

The Institute of Automation, University of Bremen, Germany, has an
opening for a post-doc or scientist in the EU project BRAINROBOT. The
qualified scientist will join an already existing team, and should
carry out high level research in brain-computer coupling for control
of a robot arm. Equipment for non-invasive measurement of brain
potentials and EEG, as well as several robots designed for the support
of disabled people, is available at the institute. The ideal candidate
has an interest in applying their knowledge for the control of robots,
and a strong background in any of the following fields: brain-computer
interfaces, signal processing, machine learning and neural networks,
human-machine interaction, neuroscience and brain signal acquisition.
The candidate should also be able to transfer their knowledge to
students and other scientist through publications and courses.

The Institute of Automation has a strong tradition in robotics and
image processing, and scientists and students from more than 9
countries are working at the institute. English is the main working
language. The institute is coordinator of the EU project BRAINROBOT,
with 4 other international partners.


The applicant should hold a PhD degree in a relevant area, such as
biomedical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering,
neuroscience, or a related field. The applicant must be a citizen of a
European Union country, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway or
Switzerland. The applicant must however not be a German citizen, nor
have resided in Germany for longer than a total period of 12 months
during the last three years.


The appointment is for a maximum of two years within the EU-project.
Provided successful research, prolongation financed by other resources
may be possible. Ideal starting date is May 2006.

The salary will be around 4000 Euro/month before tax and social
security fees, and around 2200 Euro/month after tax and social
security fees.


Interested candidates should send an application, including their
detailed CV, list of publications and names of at least 2 references,
to Professor Axel Gräser, ag at iat.uni-bremen.de.

University of Bremen and IAT are equal opportunity employers, and are
actively involved in the European initiative involving the Advancement
of Women in Science. IAT provides equal opportunity for all candidates
based on their merits, and equally encourages both females and males
to consider employment with the Institute of Automation.
Employer: University of Bremen

Prof. Dr. Axel Graeser
Institut für Automatisierungstechnik
Universität Bremen
Otto Hahn Allee NW1
D-28359 Bremen
Tel.: ++49-421-218-7326 / 7523
Fax.: ++49-421-218-4596 / 4707
Mobil: ++49-177-79 79 036
Please mention that you saw this job on phds.org!
Sector: Academic
Hours: Full time
Type: Postdoctoral fellowship
Duration: 24-29 months
PhD fields sought: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences / Math,
Engineering / Computer Science
Expires: February 15, 2006


Amara Graps, PhD
Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario (IFSI)
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF), Roma, ITALIA
Amara.Graps at ifsi.rm.cnr.it

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