Job ID: 4459

Ph.D. Student in Moscow/Russia

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Contract Length: 3 years

City: Moscow

Country: Russia

Institution: National Research University Higher School of Economics

Department: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience


The Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience offers a 3-year position for a PhD student in the field of cognitive neuroscience in healthy and clinical populations. The position is available immediately at the Laboratory of Neuroeconomics in collaboration with the  International Laboratory of Social Neurobiology (LCN), and the CDM Cognitive Control, Communication and Perception research group ( The candidate is invited to join the multidisciplinary team of the RSF project dedicated to the multimodal imaging study (MRI, MEG, EEG) of Cognitive function in children with motor disorders (, in close collaboration with Dr. Anna Shestakova (, Dr. Beatriz Bermúdez-Margaretto (, Prof. Iiro P. Jääskeläinen ( and Prof. Yury Shtyrov ( PhD students will be enrolled in the HSE Doctoral School (Moscow). We expect high-quality empirical research and publication activities from our employees. The salaries are internationally competitive.

The working language is English. The Centre is equipped with the cutting-edge methodologies (MEG, EEG, TMS, TES: f/MRI is also available at the partner institution’s site.

General requirements for the PhD post:
• Background in Neuroscience, Psychology, Linguistics or other related fields
• Motivation to specialise in cognitive neuroscience, neurobiology, signal processing, neuroimaging
• Interest in clinical research and applied problems of neuroscience
• Fluent oral and written English

To apply, please send your CV, letter of motivation, academic transcript and two letters of recommendation to,


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