deadline: January 31st, 2021
The Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC, at the University of Trento, intends to make one or more hires in the general area of Cognitive Computational Neuroscience. We are inviting expressions of interest from highly motivated PIs interested in a position at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor levels.
Candidates will have extensive knowledge in neuroscience or cognitive neuroscience, and demonstrated experience in computational modeling of neurobiological or cognitive-neuroscience data. Expertise in managing open science research, neuroinformatics or data science will be weighed positively, but is not mandatory.
Terms and conditions
The candidate is expected to contribute to the Center’s overall goal of delivering high-quality teaching in English at BA, MA and PhD level. Knowledge of Italian is not required.
The University of Trento particularly welcomes expressions of interest from women or members of other groups under-represented in Italian academia.
UniTN and CIMeC
The University of Trento has systematically ranked in the top tier positions in Italy in the past 10 years in both national Research Assessment Evaluations (RAE) and University Surveys. In the latest RAE the University of Trento as a whole ranks 1st among medium universities. The CIMeC's goal is to foster cutting-edge research on cognition and its neural underpinnings and to support the dissemination of these findings internationally and within the local community. As an interdisciplinary research and teaching center, it draws on faculty from several departments, including Psychology and Cognitive Science, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and Information Engineering and Computer Science. It also plays a role in UniTrento’s new Medical School, which will integrate clinical research and education. CIMeC’s faculty members originate from Argentina, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Israel, New Zealand, UK, USA, and beyond.
In the last 10 years CIMeC PIs have won many competitive national and international grants, including several European Research Council (ERC) grants, Google research awards, Human Frontier Foundation awards, and other European Framework grants and highly competitive grants awarded by the local province. The center has recently been recognized as the leading cognitive neuroscience research department in Italy.
Expressions of interest in English should include a brief motivation letter should be sent by January 31st, 2021, and should be addressed to:
Prof. Carlo Miniussi
Director of the Center for Mind-Brain Sciences
Corso Bettini 31, 38068 Rovereto Italy
Expression of interest sent by email are welcomed and should be sent to direttorecimec [at] unitn.it