Research Position in the Biomagnetic Center, Department of Neurology at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany in collaboration with GIPSA-lab, Images and signal Department (DIS ; C. Jutten and R. Sameni) – joint CNRS unit UMR 5216, associated with Grenoble universities, France.

The research will be devoted to the study of fetal heart rate pattern and fetal brain evoked fields in a funded clinical study “Biomagnetic investigations of the fetal autonomic and central nervous maturation and its disturbances due to intrauterine growth restriction and glucocorticoid administration”.
The ideal candidates should have capabilities and experiences in multichannel signal analysis, principal/independent component analysis, and filter techniques. Main objective of his (her) work will be the identification of Acoustic Evoked Cortical Fields from multichannel magnetic measurements.
We offer the opportunity to join a highly motivated interdisciplinary research group. The selected candidate will have the chance to further develop, and extend his respective skills. We also offer the possibility to do a PhD. The appointee will receive a salary according to the German civil service pay scale (BAT IIa).
The work should start as soon as possible and can be organized as 6 month full time or 12 month 50% part time job.
To apply for this position please send (preferably in PDF format) a cover letter, a CV including a list of your previous scientific work and publications, and the name and electronic addresses of a mentor willing to provide a recommendation letter to Dr. Dirk Hoyer (email:
In the framework of the collaboration with Grenoble, short visits (1 week to 1 month) to Grenoble can be possible.
Please, feel free to forward this announcement to anybody who might be interested.
Dirk Hoyer, PhD
Head of the Systems Analysis Team
Biomagnetic Center, Department of Neurology
Clinical Center of Friedrich Schiller University
07740 Jena, Germany

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