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PhD position available

What you do makes a difference. And you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

- Jane Goodall

The Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Innsbruck, directed by Prof. Dr. Carmen Morawetz, is considering applications for a funded 4-year PhD position. The PhD student will contribute to several programs of research in the lab, including the cognitive and neural mechanisms involved in emotion regulation, emotion, and social decision-making. The lab uses functional neuroimaging and behavioral paradigms.


The position is designed for a talented and productive researcher with a MA in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, who takes innovative approaches to the study of social cognitive and/or affective processes and their neural basis. This opportunity provides a transition to career independence through the development of professional skills; supervision by a faculty mentor incorporating an individual development plan in support of training goals; and publication of research findings. The position involves conducting research and performing fMRI experiments; analyzing fMRI data; preparing and presenting reports of research results; presenting the findings at international conferences.


For details and job requirements, please visit:


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 If you have questions, please email Prof. Dr. Carmen Morawetz at

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