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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will be an active member of a multidisciplinary team of basic human neuroscientists, statisticians and clinical investigators whose research focuses on the development of pain and somatosensory processing in the preterm human brain. They will be expected to produce independent, original contributions to the understanding of the development of cortical pain network in the preterm human brain through analysis of EEG and (f)MRI data using existing and novel biomedical signal processing techniques. They will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs and project students
Requirements: The successful candidate must have a PhD (or be studying towards it) in medical physics or bioengineering, computational neuroscience, applied maths or statistics, or subject related to analysis of brain activity and anatomy. Proven knowledge of EEG, (f)MRI and/or other brain imaging methods, demonstrable knowledge of neuroscience and brain function, experience in the analysis of EEG and (f)MRI data and experience in MATLAB are Essential Criteria
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1781226 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The post holder will be an active member of a multidisciplinary team of basic human neuroscientists, statisticians and clinical investigators whose research focuses on the development of pain and somatosensory processing in the preterm human brain of the team planning and delivering research, funded by the Medical Research Council. They will be expected to produce independent, original contributions to the development of cortical pain network in the preterm human brain through analysis of EEG and (f)MRI data using existing and novel biomedical signal processing techniques. They will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs and project students. The post is funded by the Medical Research Council until 30/10/2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate must have a PhD (or be studying towards it) in medical physics or bioengineering, computational neuroscience, applied maths or statistics, or subject related to analysis of brain activity and anatomy. Proven knowledge of EEG, (f)MRI and/or other brain imaging methods, demonstrable knowledge of neuroscience and brain function, experience in the analysis of EEG and (f)MRI data, Experience in MATLAB are Essential Criteria. Proven ability to analyse, present and write up EEG and (f)MRI data, excellent programming skills in MATLAB, proven ability to work well as part of a team and ability to work independently are also among Essential Criteria. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details Further particulars, including a job description and person specification, can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Lorenzo Fabrizi (l.fabrizi@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number: 1781226. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 2 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to 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 Apply Now
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