Applications are invited for a ph.d. fellowship at the Section for Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (CCN), Department of Psychology, University of Oslo. The fellowship is for a period of 3 years. Additional 6 months of teaching and administrative duties can be considered, depending on the competence of the applicant and the needs of the department. The research fellow must take part in the department’s ph.d. program and is expected to complete the project within the fellowship period.

The project aims to increase our understanding of clinical characteristics and brain development in children and adolescents with mental disorders. We will combine clinical characterization, brain imaging, cognitive tests, genetics and biomarkers. The candidate will be directly involved in data collection, including study coordination, clinical characterization and interviews, and brain imaging. The recruitment and clinical interviews will be performed in collaboration with Oslo University Hospital, and the candidate is expected to contribute to the clinical research activities at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction. The position is an excellent opportunity for candidates who wish to pursue a combined research and clinical career in mental health care.

The position is linked to the Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT) and builds on a close collaboration with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Oslo University Hospital. The candidate will be affiliated with the NORMENT Multimodal Imaging group.

For more information and link to apply, see here: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/250569/phd-research-fellow
If you have any questions, please email the supervisors.