Postdoctoral Researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience of food perception and nutrition

Karolinska Institutet (KI)

19 Nov 2023
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Karolinska Institutet (KI)
Analysis Subject
Medical sciences
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Utility Deadline
1 Dec 2023 – 22:59 (UTC)
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Is the job funded by way of the EU Analysis Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
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Supply Description

Do you wish to contribute to higher well being for all?

On the Dietary Neuroscience Group inside the Division of Scientific Neuroscience, we examine the perceptual experiences related to meals consumption. Our aim is to know the cortical processes that drive acquisition of latest taste preferences, their interactions with metabolic suggestions, and their position in urge for food regulation. We provide an enticing and worldwide analysis surroundings the place you should have the chance to contribute to top quality analysis at worldwide degree. We are actually on the lookout for a Postdoctoral Researcher to affix our crew! 

Your mission

As a postdoc in our group, you’ll examine the formation and retrieval of meals taste preferences, and the way they’re supported by the coding mechanisms and connectivity construction of the human mind. This place is a part of an ERC funded venture which builds on earlier work from our group (see eg. 1 and a pair of ). Particularly, you’ll develop experimental designs that manipulate the metabolic impression of meals stimuli and measure and examine metabolic markers related to these manipulations. You’ll relate the outcomes to behavioral and practical anatomical outcomes, and put together the outcomes of your research for publication.  You can be skilled to behave as a liaison between collaborators in cognitive neuroscience and vitamin, and will probably be inspired to develop new initiatives on the intersection of vitamin and cognitive neuroscience in accordance with your individual pursuits.

The place is for 2 years, with the likelihood for extension.

Your profile

To be eligible for employment as a postdoctor a doctoral diploma or a overseas diploma deemed to be equal to a doctoral diploma is required. This eligibility requirement have to be fulfilled on the newest on the time of the employment determination. It’s thought-about as a bonus in case you have accomplished your doctoral diploma inside the final three years, if there are particular causes, your diploma could have been accomplished earlier.

We’re on the lookout for a postdoc with a background in cognitive neuroscience of notion and/or motivation and a eager curiosity within the neuroscience of human vitamin. Candidates are anticipated to have sturdy analytical abilities, and former expertise with acquisition and evaluation of behavioral and practical neuroimaging knowledge. Documented prior expertise with knowledge modelling approaches, multivariate analyses, and/or machine studying are fascinating. Prior expertise in working with blood plasma assays (OLINK, Mass spectrometry-based strategies, ELISA-based strategies) can also be a advantage. The place requires sturdy programming abilities in not less than one related programming language (e. g. R, Python, Matlab).

English is the primary language of communication within the analysis group; subsequently, sturdy written and spoken English abilities are required. You should have expertise in tutorial writing and publishing your work. We’re on the lookout for a person who reveals initiative, consideration to element, and the flexibility to work independently. Good communication abilities for interactions with collaborators and individuals are anticipated. Moreover, we connect nice significance to non-public suitability.

What do we provide?

A inventive and provoking surroundings with wide-ranging experience and pursuits. Karolinska Institutet is likely one of the world’s main medical universities. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct profitable medical analysis and maintain the most important vary of medical training in Sweden. At KI, you get to satisfy researchers working with a variety of specialisms and strategies, supplying you with ample alternative to trade information and expertise with the varied scientific fields inside medication and well being. It’s the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to the place it’s at present, on the forefront of world analysis. A number of of the individuals you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A detailed relationship with the well being care suppliers is necessary for creating groundbreaking fine quality training and analysis. Karolinska Institutet can also be a state college, which entitles you to a number of advantages by way of our collective settlement.

Location: Solna

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An employment utility should comprise the next paperwork in English or Swedish:

  • An entire resumé, together with date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, earlier tutorial positions, tutorial title, present place, tutorial distinctions, and committee work
  • An entire listing of publications
  • A abstract of present work (no multiple web page)

Welcome to use on the newest November December 1st 2023. 

The applying is to be submitted by way of the Varbi recruitment system.


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