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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: 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 an Emerging Leaders Prize awarded to Dr Tobias Hauser by the Medical Research Foundation; 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 should have a PhD in computational neuroscience, psychology or a related area by the agreed start-date of the position. Experience of conducting neuroscience research and research with psychiatric patients, programming (especially Matlab and R), web-based experimentation, collection and analysis of neurophysiological data (EEG, MEG), and using computational modelling of behaviour (reinforcement learning, decision making, changepoint modelling and signal detection theory) is essential. A solid knowledge of decision neuroscience and reinforcement learning literature, good interpersonal skills, and a high level of consideration and care for research subjects are also required. Because of the nature of the work, a DBS check is required for this post and must have been satisfactorily completed before the start-date
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1859220 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 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 an Emerging Leaders Prize awarded to Dr Tobias Hauser by the Medical Research Foundation. 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 summer 2020 and is funded by an Emerging Leaders Prize grant from the Medical Research Foundation for one year in the first instance. Key Requirements Applicants should have a PhD in computational neuroscience, psychology or a related area by the agreed start-date of the position. Experience of conducting neuroscience research and research with psychiatric patients, programming (especially Matlab and R), web-based experimentation, collection and analysis of neurophysiological data (EEG, MEG), and using computational modelling of behaviour (reinforcement learning, decision making, changepoint modelling and signal detection theory) is essential. A solid knowledge of decision neuroscience and reinforcement learning literature, good interpersonal skills, and a high level of consideration and care for research subjects are also required. Because of the nature of the work, a DBS check is required for this post and must have been satisfactorily completed before the start-date. 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 Queen Square 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 12 Mar 2020 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 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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