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Separated procedure (candidates can apply for one of the curricula activated for the PhD Course)

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  • COGNITIVE, SOCIAL AND AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE
  • PERSONALITY AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Educational goals and objectives


PhD:Psychology and Social Neuroscience
description:The PhD in "Psychology and Social Neuroscience" is a 3 year multi-centre Ph.D. programme that is designed to train researchers in a multidisciplinary vein and to advance their knowledge in theory, research methodology, and several substantive fields that are part of psychology and social neuroscience field. Students may apply to one of the two research tracks (curriculum): A) Cognitive Social and Affective Neuroscience (CoSAN) and B) Personality and Organizational Psychology (POP).

Both curricula COSAN e POP aims:
* To provide methodological knowledge, develop theoretically sound and cogent experimental, quasi experimental and longitudinal-cross-sectional designs and paradigms.
* To train Ph.D. students to be future independent researchers by supporting their proactive role from writing scientific articles to grant hunting and grant writing.
* To encourage inquisitive, creative and critical thinking through group interaction and cooperation.
* To reinforce the interaction between partner laboratories by sharing knowledge and expertise and through researchers' mobility. In particular, Ph.D. students will carry out their research projects at Sapienza University of Rome and another university within the PhD network.

During the first year each student must attend courses both on conceptual models, research methodology and paradigms within the basic themes previous mentioned. During the first year, Phd students are required to identify the research line they want to pursue and present their own research project.
During the second and third year students in conjunction with their tutor must realize their research projects and scientific publications on Italian and international journals. Scientific publications represent evaluation criteria for the admission to the final defense.
Finally first, second and third year students are required to attend regular seminar, lab meetings and courses planned within the programme as well as summer-schools, national and international conference, stages in different university sites within the International Bilateral cultural and scientific Agreements established by the program.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: a total of 10 positions to be divided among the two research curricula or the different groups.
6 positions with full-time stipend granted by the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR)
1 position with full-time stipend granted by the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)
1 position with full-time stipend granted by University of Udine
2 positions with no stipend

Specifications of Scholarships and available positions

Overall Specifications approved for the course by the Academic Senate

Scolarships Consortia External scholarships Positions
6 1 1 10
External organizations scholarships
IIT1 Borsa
Note: 1 borsa finanziata dal Dipartimento di Psicologia; 1 borsa finanziata dall'Istituto italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Admission Procedure

Qualifications assessment The whole selection procedure will be in English.
The candidate is evaluated taking into account the Cv and academic transcript (Master Degree, exams, scientific pubblication and research experience) and the research project concerning one of PhD programme research topics.
In this phase the presence of the candidate is not required


Oral interview Onsite interviews (IN ENGLISH) focused on previous research experiences and research project concerning one of the research lines of the PhD programme (depending on the chosen curriculum CoSAN or POP).

For motivated reasons the interview can take place through video skype (or other video-conference systems).


contacts and info Any additional information concerning the application procedure can be obtained by e-mailing: PhD CO-ORDINATOR - matteo.candidi@uniroma1.it; ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES: cosanphd@uniroma1.it; COSAN PHD CONTACT INFO: Any additional information concerning the CoSAN Ph.D. curriculum can be obtained by contacting: Salvatore M. Aglioti - salvatoremaria.aglioti@uniroma1.it (COSAN curriculum Co-ordinator) POP CONTACT INFO: Any additional information concerning the POP Ph.D. curriculum can be obtained by contacting: Laura Borgogni: laura.borgogni@uniroma1.it (POP curriculum Co-ordinator).

Curriculum studiorum

Graduation date and grade of the Master's degree
detailed list of exams including completion dates and scores of Masters's degree
Graduation date and grade of the Bachelor’s degree
detailed list of exams including completion dates and scores of Bachelor's degree
History of Scholarships, Research Grants (or similar)
Certificates of Foreign Languages
Certificates of participation in post-graduate university courses
certificates of Participation in research groups
certificates of Participation in internships
Other University Awards/Degrees (e.g.: awards in competition, second degree)

Required documentation

research project
mandatory
first letter of introduction (by a teacher)
Letter(s) must be written in English
mandatory, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 20/07/2019
second letter of introduction (by a teacher)
Letter(s) must be written in English
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 20/07/2019
third letter of introduction (by a teacher)
optional, the letter must be uploaded by the referee by il 20/07/2019
description of previous research experience
optional
Motivation letter containing the indication of chosen curriculum (by the candidate )
mandatory
publications (a single pdf for each publication)
optional
other document: Curriculum Vitae (Curriculum Vitae)
mandatory

Language Skills

the candidate must know the following languages
ENGLISH

Exam Schedule

Qualifications assessment
day24/07/2019
notesnone
publication on notice boardYes
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/PSICOLOGIA-E-NEUROSCIENZE-SOCIALI_nD3533.aspx
date of publication25/07/2019
contactscosanphd@uniroma1.it

Oral interview
day29/07/2019
notesLe prove si svolgeranno nella giornata del 29 e del 30 luglio 2019
time08:00
classroomAula Riunioni del Dipartimento di Psicologia
addressVia dei Marsi 78, Roma
publication on notice boardYes
publication on the web siteYes
web sitehttps://phd.uniroma1.it/web/PSICOLOGIA-E-NEUROSCIENZE-SOCIALI_nD3533.aspx
date of publication01/08/2019
contactscosanphd@uniroma1.it

Evaluation scale

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