Call for Staff Scientists

June 29, 2012. The Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) offers research staff positions in several areas: language acquisition, production, multilingualism, neurodegeneration of language, language and learning disorders, neurocognition of language and advanced methods for cognitive neuroscience.

The Center promotes a rich research environment without teaching obligations. It provides access to the most advanced behavioral and neuroimaging techniques, including 3 Tesla MRI, a whole-head MEG system, four ERP labs, a NIRS lab, a baby lab including an eyetracker, two eyetracking labs, and several well-equipped behavioral labs. There are excellent technical support staff and research personnel (PhD and postdoctoral students). These are tenure track positions with a term of appointment between 3 and 5 years. Successful candidates will normally have had 3-5 years of postdoctoral experience.

We are looking for cognitive neuroscientists or experimental psychologists with a background in psycholinguistics and/or neighboring cognitive neuroscience areas, and physicists and/or engineers with MRI expertise.

Deadline: September 30th, 2012. 

Candidates should have a strong publication track record and postdoctoral experience. To submit your application please sign into the system and upload:

1.        Your curriculum vitae.
2.        A cover letter/statement describing your research interests (4000 characters maximun)
3.        The names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of recommendation

For further information about the positions, please contact Manuel Carreiras (

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