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As a young principal investigator

Interested in joining our NCCR project as a young principal investigator? We will be happy to support you in your search for a host institution and to welcome you! You can find below a list of grants (fellowship or salary) focused on persons conducting research and more details on the procedure.

SNSF Funding Schemes

  • Eccellenza grant
    SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships are aimed at highly qualified researchers who aspire to a permanent professorship. Eccellenza supports them in achieving their goal by allowing them to lead a generously funded research project as an assistant professor with their team at a Swiss higher education institution. Details on the SNSF Website
  • Ambizione grant
    Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The scheme supports young researchers both from Switzerland and abroad. Scientists holding non-professorial academic positions at higher education institutions are also eligible to submit an application. Details on the SNSF Website
  • PRIMA Grant
    PRIMA grants are aimed at excellent women researchers who show a high potential for obtaining a professorship. PRIMA grantees conduct an independent research project with their own team at least at the group leader level within a Swiss research institution. Details on the SNSF Website

NCCR Evolving Language Support

  • Coming soon

Open positions

  • This is a full-time position in dynamics of brain functions and human electrophysiology using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and high-resolution electroencephalography (EEG) to characterize neuronal activity in the normal and pathological brain. This position is related to the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) “Evolving Language”. Expertise in MEG/EEG data analysis, methodology and modelling is required, in addition to a specific focus on language functions.
    The incumbent will undertake research in this area at the highest national and international levels and secure external funding.
    The position will also involve undergraduate at bachelor and master levels and postgraduate teaching in cognitive neuroscience, as well as supervising Masters’ and doctoral theses. The incumbent will also take on administrative and organizational duties within the Department of Fundamental Neuroscience and at the Faculty of Medicine.

    MD or PhD or MD-PhD degree.
    Full postgraduate training and expertise in MEG/EEG methods.
    Previous teaching and independent research experience.
    Publications in leading international journals.
    Good knowledge of French.

    STARTING DATE: January 1st 2023 or according to agreement.

    Please fill in your CV according to the attached template.

    Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (following template in French or English), list of publications from the last 5 years, H-Index (Google Scholar) and copies of diplomas.

    Information for the constitution of the CV :

    Applications must be submitted exclusively online by clicking here until May 31th, 2022. APPLICATIONS SENT BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    Additional information can be obtained from :