Research grants are available as Marie Curie Actions of VII European Framework Programme. The call is part of the International Programme COFOUND where research grants are co-funded by the European Union and the Regional Government, namely the Provincia Autonoma di Trento, Italy. The Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK) will manage the research grants on behalf of the European Union. The submitted proposals will undergo to a selective evaluation process.
Research topics include neuroinformatics and more in general machine learning methods for neuroscience. The candidate has to submit a research proposal in the areas of brain decoding, brain mapping or brain connectivity. Proposals concerned with the development of software tool for data analysis in neuroscience are equally welcome.
The research activity will take place at NILab, a research laboratory between information technology and cognitive neuroscience raised as a joint initiative of FBK and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) of the University of Trento.
The official call will be published at the beginning of November 2011 on the FBK website (www.cofund.fbk.eu) and will be closed at the end of January 2012. Notification will be provided before the end of April 2012. The research grants will begin either on June 2012 or September 2012 and last two or three years.
PhD is required. Researchers who apply have to have worked outside Italy for at least 24 months over the previous 36 months.
The grant amount is around 30.000 euro per year after tax.
If you are interested, please contact us in advance at the follwoing address: info.nilab(at)nilab.fbk.eu.
– FBK: http://www.fbk.eu
– NILab: http://nilab.fbk.eu
– CIMeC: http://www.cimec.unitn.it