Job ID: 4440

Ph.D. Student in Jerusalem/Israel

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 31 August 2021

City: Jerusalem

Country: Israel

Institution: Hebrew university of Jerusalem

Department: Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences


The laboratory of Dr. David Omer at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center for brain Sciences (ELSC) – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is seeking highly motivated students at all levels (MA, PhD and postdoc) to participate in a research program aimed at elucidating the neural mechanisms of social cognition and navigation in the brain, using a combination of computational and experimental techniques.

Positions are available for each of the following two projects:
(1) Neural basis of social cognition in the hippocampus.
(2) Spatial Navigation – neural basis of spatial navigation in freely behaving animals.
Candidates should have a strong scientific background in systems and/or computational neuroscience, and solid communication skills in English. Individuals with expertise in neurophysiological recordings and/or computational background (MATLAB/Python), are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary in accordance with university guidelines.

Applicants should send a CV, list of publications, brief statement of interest and names of 2-3 referees, to Dr. David Omer.
Contact information
Dr. David Omer
Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Tel: +972-2-5494712
Omer lab website:


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