Positions and Jobs

PhD Position

The Department of Human Genetics at Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen, Netherlands invites applications for a PhD position examining Joubert Syndrome. Applicants are expected to be in the first four years of their research careers and have an academic degree in neurosciences, biological sciences, or a related discipline. The position is funded for three years and the intended start date is in September. Applications should be submitted online and will be accepted until July 3.

Postdoctoral Fellow 

A research group at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with an interest in neuroethics and its relation to non-therapeutic intracranial research. The fellow will conduct and analyze interviews of stakeholders who participate in qualitative neuroethical research. Competitive candidates should have experience with patient interviews and be able to interact with others in a medical environment. Applications should be submitted by August 1.

PhD Position

The IETR laboratory at the National Centre for Scientific Research in Rennes, France is accepting applications for a PhD position focusing on computational models for non-invasive brain stimulation. Competitive applicants should have a background in neuroscience, an interest in mathematical modeling, and a master's degree in (bio)physics, electromagnetics, electrical engineering, electronics, computational science, or applied mathematics. The intended start date for this three year position is October.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Professors Michelle Meyer and Christopher Chabris, from the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to assist in conducting collaborative behavioral science research in the ethical, legal, and social implications of social/behavioral genetics. Competitive applicants include those with a PhD in a related discipline, training in behavioral science research methods, and experience with statistical software. Email application by September 10 at the latest. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Professor in Bioethics and Humanities

The University of Washington School of Medicine's Department of Bioethics & Humanities is hiring an assistant/associate professor whose responsibilities will include research in bioethics supported by external funding, teaching, and service to the university/school. A competitive candidate will be a skilled communicator, be able to prioritize interdisciplinary collaboration, and have experience establishing robust extramural funding. The position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 1 will receive full consideration.

PhD Position

The Centre for Computer Science Research at Keele University in Staffordshire, United Kingdom is accepting applications for a PhD position exploring the impacts and ethics of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Applicants should have excellent computing skills, a passion for research, and proficient english communication skills. This is a self-funded opportunity only and applications are accepted year round.