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UCL Institute of Neurology
Research Associate, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Closing date: 7 July 2013
Interviews: 22 July 2013
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL Institute of Neurology, under the supervision of Professor Ray Dolan, to work on a research project investigating decision making and motivation from a computational neuroscience perspective. This is part of a joint Wellcome Trust funded UCL-Cambridge University mental health and neurosciences research project involving healthy volunteers and patients.
Main duties will involve undertaking original high quality research to produce publications, conference papers and other research outputs in the areas of computational neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurophysiology and related fields.
Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant subject area by the agreed start date and experience of theoretical and computational neuroscience in relation to decision making. Proficiency in data analysis is essential, as is an ability to work independently. Experience in fMRI, the ability to program (primarily in Matlab), an interest in statistical methods and a good publication record are desirable.
The post is available for three years in the first instance. Starting salary on UCL Grade 7 in the range £32,375 - £39,132 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
You should apply for this post through UCL's online recruitment – www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs where you can download a job description and person specification using ref: 1337707.
For queries relating to the application process, please contact Samantha Robinson, Personnel Officer, Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: IoN.HRAdmin@ucl.ac.uk).
Applicants may contact Professor Ray Dolan directly on firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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