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Faculty Positions Open at the Institute of Psychology

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Location: Beijing - China
Salary: Competitive salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 26th October 2018
Expires: 26th December 2018

The Pain Neuroimaging and Translational Research Centre (PNTRC) led by Prof. Yazhuo Kong and Prof. Li Hu in the Institute of Psychology (IP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at Assistant Professor level. Competitive salary will be provided by Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The PNTRC is dedicated to:

(1) investigate the brain mechanism of encoding, characterisation, integration of pain and empathy;

(2) build a multi-dimensional database of pain covering gene, behaviour and brain imaging data;

(3) explore the biological indicators and evaluation methods for chronic pain assessment;

(4) develop strategies for pain analgesia and treatment based on psychophysical methods.

Job responsibilities:

Assist PI to conduct research related to cognitive neural mechanisms of pain and empathy using neuroimaging and psychophysiology methods; responsible for brain imaging data collection and analysis; supervise graduate students; conduct independent research and apply various grants.


Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, computer or biomedical engineering, neurobiology and pain medicine etc is essential; experience in electrophysiology or brain MRI is preferred; good English writing skills; overseas study or work experience is preferred; good scientific research training, independent research capabilities, and a strong sense of responsibility and teamwork.  

Please send your CV and related documents to:

About us:

WeChat official account: PNTRC-CAS

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