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Position: Research Fellow in Human Neuroimaging
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Psychology and Language Sciences - Experimental Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking for a Research Fellow interested in the neurobiology of multimodal communication to develop and carry out neuroimaging studies of multimodal real-world communication
Requirements: Candidates will have a PhD (or be in the process of completing their PhD) in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or a related field with dissertation work expertise in fMRI. Being qualified to run MRI studies and experience with advanced complex network, MVPA, and/or machine learning based approaches to analysing neuroimaging data are desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow in Human Neuroimaging, - Ref:1862324 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Psychology and Language Sciences Specific unit / Sub department Experimental Psychology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £37,975 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are looking for a Research Fellow interested in the neurobiology of multimodal communication to develop and carry out neuroimaging studies of multimodal real-world communication. The post is funded as part of Viglioccos ERC ECOLANG project which investigates the role of multimodal cues (prosody, gesture, eyegaze, mouth movements) in processing language and learning new concepts/words in real world settings. The position will involve working on functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of human speech perception and language comprehension using semi-naturalistic and naturalistic stimuli. The post-holder will be a member of the Language and Cognition Lab ( www.language-cognition-lab.org ) and the Language, Action, and Brain Lab ( http://www.lab-lab.org/ ). Scanning will be carried out at the Birbeck-UCL Neuroimaging Centre (BUCNI, https://bucni.pals.ucl.ac.uk/ ). The post holder will also design, run, analyse, and write up behavioural and fMRI experiments. The post is funded for 24 months, in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates will have a PhD (or be in the process of completing their PhD) in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or a related field with dissertation work expertise in fMRI. Being qualified to run MRI studies and experience with advanced complex network, MVPA, and/or machine learning based approaches to analysing neuroimaging data are desirable. 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 £31,479 - £33,194 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and full person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button below. Applications should include a covering letter, personal statement, and CV. Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Gabriella Vigliocco, g.vigliocco@ucl.ac.uk or Dr Jeremy Skipper ( j.skipper@ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Sonia Theodoric, s.theodoric@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 3 Apr 2020 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. 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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