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Position: Research Associate for Near Spectroscopy Data Analysis
Institution: University College London
Department: Dept of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This position is for a postdoctoral researcher to develop functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) data analysis tools to characterise robust markers of typical and atypical development which can be used to identify the impact of adversity. The post is based at UCL but will involve direct collaboration with teams in the USA and Bangladesh and The Gambia
Requirements: Candidates must have a degree and PhD in a relevant science discipline and a proven research experience in functional near infrared spectroscopy. They must have direct experience of working with fNIRS data, and preferably infant studies, and developing analysis tools. The post holder must have excellent communications skills, flexibility, enthusiasm and the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships. The post holder must be able to travel to, and spend time working in the USA, and visit field sites in The Gambia and Bangaldesh. The post holder is expected to be well organised, use their own initiative, have excellent time management skills and be able to prioritise and work to deadlines
   
Text: Research Associate for Near Spectroscopy Data Analysis , - Ref:1708205 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Dept of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?38,581 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is proud to host internationally-leading research groups covering a broad range of activities and is spread over several sites. Our staff and students have a diverse range of interests and expertise, covering many areas of physics, engineering, medicine, physiology, computer science, and mathematics. This provides a highly stimulating multidisciplinary environment for learning and for scientific research. We are looking to appoint a Research Associate, on a project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation entitled: Brain Imaging for Global Health (BRIGHT). The aim of the Brain Imaging for Global Health (BRIGHT) project is to develop brain function for age curves in Gambian and UK infants. These curves will be used to direct targeted interventions for infants at risk of malnutrition and other risk factors. The BRIGHT project is a collaborative study between UCL, Birkbeck University of London, Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. This position is for a postdoctoral researcher to develop functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) data analysis tools to characterise robust markers of typical and atypical development which can be used to identify the impact of adversity. The post is based at UCL but will involve direct collaboration with teams in the USA and Bangladesh and The Gambia. The position is funded for 24 months. Key Requirements Candidates must have a degree and PhD in a relevant science discipline and a proven research experience in functional near infrared spectroscopy. They must have direct experience of working with fNIRS data, and preferably infant studies, and developing analysis tools. The post holder must have excellent communications skills, flexibility, enthusiasm and the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships. The post holder must be able to travel to, and spend time working in the USA, and visit field sites in The Gambia and Bangaldesh. The post holder is expected to be well organised, use their own initiative, have excellent time management skills and be able to prioritise and work to deadlines. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. Or if about to submit a PhD, the appointment will be at Grade 6B (?30,316 - ?31,967 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page, please read these carefully before applying. Further information about the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering can be found here http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medphys/ Further information can be found about the BRIGHT project via this link www.globalfnirs.org/the-bright-project To apply for the position please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries regarding this vacancy please contact Prof Clare Elwell at c.elwell@ucl.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Tracy Pearmain on tracy.pearmain@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 14 Feb 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, which illustrates our commitment to addressing 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 the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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