Open PhD position - ERC Advanced Grant - Artsoundscapes

The Brainlab is seeking for a highly motivated Early Stage Resarcher (ESR; PhD student) to join our research group and the ERC Advanced Grant project ARTSOUNDSCAPES: The The sound of special places: exploring rock art soundscapes and the sacred (awarded to Prof. Margarita Díaz-Andreu, panel SH6).

In this fascinating project, we aimed at demonstrating that soundscapes recorded from archeological rock-art sites have particular acoustics, one capable to induce emotional states and specific patterns of brain activity comparable to those elicit during trance and meditation.

The main role of the ESR within the project will be to set up and to conduct neurophysiological experiments to test whether art-rock soundscapes induce special emotions and specific patterns of neural activation as revealed by EEG (oscillatory and connectivity patterns), and to carry a PhD thesis in Neuroscience under the joint supervision of Prof. Escera (neurosciences) and Prof. Díaz-Andreu (archeology).

Please, find full details of the position, required documents for application in the Euraxess portal.

Deadline for application is as of August 31st, 2019.

Starting date: October 1st, 2019.