[Job opening] University of Maastricht: PhD position to assess the effects of MDMA

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    PhD student at the Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology

    Maastricht, 6200 MD, (Limburg), 38 hours per week
    Universiteit Maastricht

    Job description AT2007.013.PhD student f/m
    The PhD position is available to assess the effects of MDMA (“ecstasy”) on cognitive function, impulse control and driving performance.

    Requirements
    University Graduate
    We seek highly motivated candidates with an MSc in Biological Psychology or a comparable degree. We are looking for a PhD-student who can work independently, but also in a team and who is willing to supervise undergraduate students.

    Additional information about the job:
    Applications may be send by mail or e-mail. The candidate will be selected on the basis of their application letter and CV, and one or more interviews. Please include the names of two academic referees in your CV.

    Organization Universiteit Maastricht
    Universiteit Maastricht (UM) the youngest university in the Netherlands, is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Currently UM has around 11,500 students and 3,000 employees. Reflecting the universitys strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts seven faculties: Medicine, Health Sciences, Law, Economics and Business Administration, General Sciences, Arts and Culture, Psychology and one University College.

    Conditions of employment Estimated maximum salary per month: eur 2000 - 2500

    Maximum salary amount in Euro's a month 2472
    Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
    Duration of the contract: 48 months
    Maximum hours per week: 38


    Additional conditions of employment:
    Your salary would be € 1.933,- gross per month in the first year up to € 2.472,- gross per month in the fourth year according to the PhD-student salary.

    Additional Information Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

    Dr. Jan Ramaekers
    Telephone number: +31 43 3881951
    E-mail address: [email protected]

    Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following link.Application You can apply for this job before 12-02-2007 by sending your application to:

    Universiteit Maastricht
    Psychologie, afd P&O
    S Saskia Weeber
    P.O.Box 616
    6200 MD Maastricht
    The Netherlands
    E-mail address: [email protected]

    When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number AT2007.013.

    Additional information:

    PhD student
    Position available at the Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands; PhD student in psychopharmacology, 38 hours per week (4 years).

    The PhD candidate will work in a research team of psychopharmacologistsconducting basic and applied research on the neurochemical basis of various behavioural functions such as memory, cognition and psychomotor performance, affect, anxiety and addiction.

    Description of the project:
    The PhD position is available to assess the effects of MDMA (“ecstasy”) on cognitive function, impulse control and driving performance. The project will be designed to assess the effects of MDMA on fundamental driving parameters, situation awareness and prospective memory during simulated and actual driving; and to assess the effect of MDMA on driving performance during sleep deprivation.

    Requirements:
    We seek highly motivated candidates with an MSc in Biological Psychology or a comparable degree. The research should lead to writing a thesis in order to obtain a PhD degree. The candidate should have a background in psychopharmacology and/or neuropsychology and should have a strong affinity with experimental drug studies in human subjects. We are looking for a PhD-student who can work independently, but also in a team and who is willing to supervise undergraduate students.

    Further information
    Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Jan Ramaekers, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands. Tel: +31-43-3881951 or email: [email protected]. More information about the research group can be found at www-np.unimaas.nl/psypharm/ .

    How to apply
    Applications may be send by mail or e-mail. The candidate will be selected on the basis of their application letter and CV, and one or more interviews. Please include the names of two academic referees in your CV. Applications should be submitted to Dr. Jan Ramaekers, Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands or to [email protected].

    Source: http://academictransfer.org/vacatur...ow=11&welkesoort=vacbank&orgid=00300&zijpad=0
     
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