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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences - Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: A Leverhulme Trust funded Research Fellow position is available in the Laboratory of Neurobiology of Prof Semir Zeki, in a program to investigate cortical visual mechanisms in association with Dr. Alexander Leff at the National Hospital, Queen Square. The project involves the study of the visual capacities of normal and visually compromised human subjects using behavioural, psychophysical and neuroimaging techniques, mainly functional magnetic resonance imaging. The overall aim is to understand better the determinants of conscious human visual experience in terms of the brain mechanisms engaged
Requirements: PhD in relevant subject area is essential and is proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies and knowledge of vertebrate anatomy and anatomical terminology. Experience in psychological statistics and Python/Matlab programming is desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1868603 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A Leverhulme Trust funded Research Fellow position is available in the Laboratory of Neurobiology of Prof Semir Zeki, in a program to investigate cortical visual mechanisms in association with Dr. Alexander Leff at the National Hospital, Queen Square. The project involves the study of the visual capacities of normal and visually compromised human subjects using behavioural, psychophysical and neuroimaging techniques, mainly functional magnetic resonance imaging. The overall aim is to understand better the determinants of conscious human visual experience in terms of the brain mechanisms engaged. The post holder will develop and plan a specified area of research and undertake research under supervision within the specified research project. The Zeki Lab is part of the vibrant scientific environment at the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging at UCL. For information about the centre please visit: https://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk The post is available from now until August 2023 in the first instance with possibility of extension. Key Requirements PhD in relevant subject area is essential and is proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies and knowledge of vertebrate anatomy and anatomical terminology. Experience in psychological statistics and Python/Matlab programming is desirable. Please note: 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, 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. If you would like to discuss the post please contact Professor Semir Zeki on s.zeki@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:1868603. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 26 Jul 2020 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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