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Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience

Memory and Motor Control Group,  Centre for Cognition & Decision Making (CDM)

HSE University

Moscow, Russia.


The Memory and Motor Control Group (MMCG) in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience.  


About HSE University

The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past 25 years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education, while also being recognized globally.

For instance, we were the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We aim at being a university with a highly attuned approach to training new professionals. Therefore, we are eager to hire people with real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres and over 50 international research laboratories collaborating with international specialists from all over the world.



The general requirements for the postdoctoral fellowship positions are the following:

  • Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of neuroscience, psychology, medicine, physics, biology or applied mathematics or related areas which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals;
  • Candidates should have a strong background in TMS and/or tDCS and/or fMRI and/or MEG/and/or multi-channel EEG/MEG/ recordings and data analysis.
  • to work in a team.
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required.
  • high motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in quality international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Fluent English is an obligatory condition as research and other activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of Russian is not required;


The position involves:

- working under the direct supervision of  Dr. Matteo Feurra (Associate Professor)



Appointments are made for one year. Postdoctoral fellows have an opportunity of renewal of the contract (no more than two times).

HSE University offers postdoctoral fellows a competitive salary, the standard medical insurance plan, a working space equipped with a computer and free Internet access at the University.

The Lab offers access to Multichannel EEG system (128-channel EEG BRAINAMP DC), eye-tracking (Eye-tracker SMI RED), 2 TMS Magventure (MagPro X100) with neuronavigation, Transcranial Electrical Stimulation system by Enobio Starstim, EMS Brainstim, DS5 Digitimer and access to MEG (more information: Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience ).


Application Process

Applications must be submitted online. Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper submitted via an online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru before the application deadline. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory/centre/department may not be reviewed.

Read more about the application process here.


The deadline for the applications is February 14, 2021.

Apply Now

For more information:


If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru


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