Full-time PhD position at the Universitat de València/Nebrija University

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD research position in the laboratory of Dr. Manuel Perea at ​​the University of Valencia (http://www.uv.es/mperea) to develop a research project under the supervision and collaboration of Dr. Jon Andoni Duñabeitia (Nebrija University, http://www.jonandoni.com). The main goal is to study the cognitive mechanisms involved during learning to read. Our labs are equipped to up-to-date devices, including eyetrackers (EyeLink 1000+), EEG devices (BrainVision), and behavioral labs.


Requirements and relevant merits:

  • High motivation to start a research career.
  • An undergraduate degree and Master’s Degree in related fields—candidates who are currently enrolled in an official master giving access to doctorate can also apply.
  • Very good language skills in English.


Other merits:

  • Previous experience in laboratories, especially (but not necessarily) psychology/cognitive neuroscience.
  • Programming skills.
  • Academic record.



The PhD researcher will join the team of Dr. Manuel Perea at the University of Valencia, and will make at least one annual visit to Nebrija University in Madrid.



Around 1,350 € gross per month based on full-time employment.


Start date

The contract will begin in January 2019 or the date to be agreed from that time. It is an annual contract, renewable up to four years following a favorable report of the directors each year.


If interested in this position, you can send a Letter of Motivation and your CV to Dr. Manuel Perea (mperea@uv.es) until 10 December 2018.