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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Neurology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The overarching goal is to understand the neural and computational mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, using a combination of computational modelling, neuroimaging, pharmacology and smartphone-based data collection
Requirements: Applicants must have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in computational neuroscience, psychology, or a related area by the agreed start date of the position. Experience of conducting research on neuroscience and with computational modelling of behaviour (reinforcement learning and decision making) is essential. Experience in programming (especially Matlab) and solid knowledge of decision neuroscience and reinforcement learning literature are also required. Experience in conducting neuropsychopharmacology research and research with vulnerable populations is desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1752676 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in the Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research to undertake high quality research and produce high-impact publications as part of a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship awarded to Dr Tobias Hauser. The overarching goal is to understand the neural and computational mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, using a combination of computational modelling, neuroimaging, pharmacology and smartphone-based data collection. The post is available from early 2019 and is funded for two years in the first instance by a grant from the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society. Key Requirements Applicants must have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in computational neuroscience, psychology, or a related area by the agreed start date of the position. Experience of conducting research on neuroscience and with computational modelling of behaviour (reinforcement learning and decision making) is essential. Experience in programming (especially Matlab) and solid knowledge of decision neuroscience and reinforcement learning literature are also required. Experience in conducting neuropsychopharmacology research and research with vulnerable populations is desirable. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, HR Manager, UCL Institute of Neurology, (email: IoN.HRAdmin@ucl.ac.uk ). Applicants may contact Dr Tobias Hauser directly (email: t.hauser@ucl.ac.uk) for further information. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 25 Oct 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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