Administrative & technical support



29 rue d'Ulm
75005 Paris France

Social Cognition: from Brain to Society
Contract starting date
01 October 2022
Application deadline
31 July 2022

ANR project: How emotion motivates action (EMOTIVA)
Julie Grèzes & Rocco Mennella – Social Team - Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

We are opening a one-year research assistant position in the Social Team, led by Julie Grèzes and in collaboration with Rocco Mennella. Your main tasks are to contribute to process existing data (electroencephalogram, ...), recruit participants and run experiments probing the link between emotion and action, document experimental procedures and data analysis pipeline. You will also participate in scientific discussions at the weekly group meeting, bi-monthly lab meeting and monthly department colloquium.

You should hold a Master's degree in cognitive neuroscience or related disciplines. A good level of English and good writing skills are prerequisite. You must previous experience with biological signal analyses (e.g. EEG) and with programming (MATLAB). 

  • Starting date: October 2022
  • Contract duration: 1 year
  • Post type: full time
  • Application deadline: July 31st
  • Salary according to French standards (master degree, no professional experience: 2210 Euros, i.e. about 1700 Euros once health insurance, pension scheme and income taxes are paid).

About the lab

We are located at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, France (DEC, Inserm, PSL Research University). The institute provides an exceptional scientific environment and a vibrant international community for students and post-docs in the heart of Paris.

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How to apply?

To apply, please contact Julie Grèzes & Rocco Mennella at with your CV, a cover letter explaining your motivations and previous work.