[Eeglablist] RA position at the Fatebenefratelli Brescia – TMS-EEG coregistration

Marta Bortoletto martabortoletto at yahoo.it
Tue Mar 30 07:33:56 PDT 2021

I amhappy to announce that there is a research assistant position available at theNeurophysiology lab, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli(Brescia, IT), to work under the supervision of dr Marta Bortoletto on projectsthat will use TMS-EEG coregistration to investigate cortical connectivity in dementiaand in multiple sclerosis. The candidate will be asked to acquire and processneurophysiological and behavioural data; Administer TMS protocols; Take part inthe preparation of research reports, scientific articles, operational protocolsand other materials useful for dissemination. The position is available for 1year with the possibility of extension for another year.


·    A background in a neuroscience-relatedfield or in psychology or in bioengineering 

·    Interest in studying corticalnetworks and their disorders.

·    Skills for teamwork in amultidisciplinary research group.

·    Experience with conductingexperimental research, hands-on knowledge on TMS or EEG or TMS-EEGcoregistration.

·    Documented skills in at leastone programming language (preferably Matlab). 

·    Good command of the Englishlanguage (written and oral).

Whatwe offer

·    Gross salary: 21.000-25.000euro per annum 

·    Excellent working environment

·    Opportunity to work in amotivated, skilled, inspired and supportive group


Toapply, please send the following items, as ONE PDF FILE and via email to Dr. MartaBortoletto (marta.bortoletto at cognitiveneuroscience.it) preferably by April 23rd 2021. Later applications will be considereduntil the position is filled.  

·    A letter of intent including abrief description of your past and current research interests

·    Curriculum vitae including the listof your publication and degrees

·    Name and contact information of2 referees that have given availability to be contacted.


Forfurther information please contact

Marta Bortoletto

IRCCS Centro SanGiovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli 

marta.bortoletto at cognitiveneuroscience.it


Aboutthe employer

The IRCCS San Giovanni di DioFatebenefratelli is operating since 120 years and has been appointed and fundedas national centre of excellence in research and care by the Italian Ministryof Health since 1996. More than 4500 patients with Alzheimer’s Dementia orassociated disorders and about 1700 patients with psychiatric diseases aretreated each year. The research division, besides the Cognitive NeuroscienceSection, includes the laboratories of Genetics, Neuropsychopharmacology,Neurobiology, Proteomic, Neuroimaging, Ethic and Epidemiology and employs aboutfifty professional researchers. 

The Cognitive Neuroscience Unit is providedwith several state-of-the-art devices necessary for the application of brainstimulation techniques (transcranial magnetic stimulation: TMS, rTMS, andtranscranial electrical stimulation: tDCS, tACS and tRNS) and for the recordingand the analysis of electrophysiological signals (EEG, EMG) as well asneuropsychological testing. The simultaneous co-registration ofelectroencephalography and TMS application is also available, field where wehave been pioneers in the national research.


Marta Bortoletto, PhD 
Cognitive Neuroscience Section,
 IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli 
Via Pilastroni 4, 25125 Brescia, Italy 
Phone number: (+39) 0303501597 E-mail: marta.bortoletto at cognitiveneuroscience.it
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