Postdoctoral Research Position in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience

The Maastricht University – Center of Neuroeconomics (MU-CEN) and the Department of Economics (AE1) of Maastricht University offer a Postdoctoral Research position in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience. MU-CEN consists of researchers and PhD students from research groups and departments in Cognitive Neuroscience, Economics, Finance, Marketing and Psychology.



The successful applicant contributes to research in Neuroeconomics/Decision Neuroscience at MU-CEN and the Department of Economics. The candidate is expected to do a limited amount of teaching (about 0.25 full time equivalent). Maastricht University is the most international university in the Netherlands and working the language is English both in research and education. The successful applicant is expected to actively apply for external funding. Maastricht University’s neuroeconomics/decision neuroscience research facilities include Siemens 3T, 7T and 9.4T fMRI scanners, EEG, TMS, tDCS, and a 33 person fully computerized behavioral lab. For more information about MU-CEN, see our website at



  • Ph.D. in (neuro)economics, neuroscience, psychology, or a related discipline or a related field (completed or nearly completed)
  • Programming experience (e.g., R, Matlab, Python, E-prime)
  • Preferably experience in human neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI), brain stimulation (tDCS, TMS), and/or computational modeling.
  • Multidisciplinary background and interests are a plus.
  • Strong research orientation



The postdoctoral position is offered for a two-year period and should commence as soon as possible. In case of successful grant acquisition, an extension of the contract may be possible. Maastricht University and SBE have excellent support for application for external funding, such as workshops, dedicated funding advisors, etc.

Salary is competitive and ranges (depending on qualifications and experience) from EUR 3255 to EUR 4978 gross per month (12 monthly payments) for a full-time employment. On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end of year allowance. Non-Dutch applicants may be eligible for favourable tax treatment.



Further information can be obtained by contacting  Prof. dr. Arno Riedl (e-mail:


Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and some research papers (max. 2). Two letters of reference, assessing the applicant’s research potential and personality, should be sent independently by the referees.


Applications should be submitted electronically and all material, including reference letters, be sent to with reference to 'Neuroeconomics Post-doc 2019 AT2019.033'. Applications will be screened on a rolling basis but should be received not later than February 25, 2019.



Interviews with promising applicants will be scheduled on a rolling basis via Skype or at Maastricht University.

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Minderbroedersberg 4-6, 6211 LK Maastricht

Maastricht , Netherlands






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