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Post doc opportunities – MINDED Programme

The MINDED Programme is looking for post docs (24) for a very large interdisciplinary project on Autism. Areas of necessary expertise include social cognition and motor planning and execution. The Cognition, Motion and Neuroscience Research Line, coordinated by Cristina Becchio, welcomes applications for research positions within the MINDED program: The program offers 24 prestigious 4-year fellowships (2-year contract, renewable for  2-years on meritorious basis) for experienced researchers, with the goal of advancing the diagnosis, imaging and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, with a special focus on autism.

The overarching selection criterion is excellence. The evaluation process will take into account the candidate’s research achievements as well as the potential to carry out independent and truly innovative research. To be eligible, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date (September 1st, 2017; For any questions relating to the position, please email Prof. Cristina Becchio (

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