Pre-doctoral position at the BCBL

Pre-doctoral position at the BCBL- Basque Center on Cognition Brain and Language (San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) (Center of excellence Severo Ochoa)

Applications are invited for a 4-year full-time PhD Studentship in cognitive neuroscience at the Basque Center on Brain Cognition and Language (BCBL) in San Sebastian (Spain).

Applicants should have an honours and a Masters degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or another other relevant area and have a strong interest in consciousness and cognitive science coupled with strong computational skills (preferably Python) and experience with state-of-the art neuroscience techniques, in particular fMRI. The student will receive a stipend of 16.000 € during the first 2 years and 18.000 € during the last 2 years. The BCBL research facilities include a 3T MRI, a whole-head MEG system, four ERP labs, a NIRS lab, a baby lab, and several well-equipped behavioral labs including eye trackers and a computing cluster. There are also excellent technical support and research staff. Details of BCBL faculty research interests and research facilities can be found at
For further information about the position please contact David Soto,

Selection of candidates and interviews will be ongoing until the 31st of June. Please submit your application as soon as possible.

To submit your application please follow this link:, applying for “Pre-doc fMRI 2017 Consciousness” and upload:
1. Your curriculum vitae.
2. A covering letter outlining your research interests (4000 characters maximun)
3. The names of two referees who would be willing to write letters of recommendation