Job ID: 98575

Post-doctoral researcher

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 1 March 2022

Employment Start Date: 1 January 2023

Contract Length: 3 years

City: Amsterdam

Country: Netherlands

Institution: Netherlands institute for Neuroscience

Department: Vision and cognition


A postdoc position is available in the Vision & Cognition group at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience in Amsterdam.

Project description and methods

Electrical stimulation of the visual cortex elicits a “phosphene”, an artificial percept of light. By stimulating multiple electrodes at the same time, it is possible to evoke pattern vision.


We will consider highly motivated, self-driven candidates with a degree in neuroscience, (neuro)psychology, biomedical sciences, natural sciences, material science, mathematics, physics, etc. A high level of written and spoken English and good programming skills are required.


The position is for a period of three years. Pending on evaluation this may be extended.


Depending on education and relevant work experience, the gross monthly salary based on fulltime employment (1 fte, 38 hours a week) varies between €2.846, – and € 4.490,- gross per month (salary scale 10), in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU/KNAW), excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. There are excellent fringe benefits.

Starting date

Jan-March 2023


Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, the Netherlands


For additional information, please contact Samantha Wolff,