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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Psychiatry
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The goal of the initiative is to exploit computational approaches to behaviour to leverage insights into core deficits that underpin psychotherapeutic interventions for depression such as behavioural activation. The project is focused on combining longitudinal online or smartphone human cognitive and affective function measurements with computational modelling. Main duties involve developing robust, reliably and clinically useful tasks and other measurements to robustly assess the impact and to predict the efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions for depression at an individual level
Requirements: The post holder must have a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology or a quantitative field with experience in the treatment of mental illnesses, particularly psychotherapy for depression; Experience of theoretical and computational neuroscience in relation to learning and decision making is essential for this role, as well as strong mathematical and programming skills
   
Text: Research Fellow , - Ref:1876434 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Psychiatry Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 - £43,533 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We invite applications for a research fellow post in the Division of Psychiatry. The goal of the initiative is to exploit computational approaches to behaviour to leverage insights into core deficits that underpin psychotherapeutic interventions for depression such as behavioural activation. The project is focused on combining longitudinal online or smartphone human cognitive and affective function measurements with computational modelling. Main duties involve developing robust, reliably and clinically useful tasks and other measurements to robustly assess the impact and to predict the efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions for depression at an individual level. The post is available from August 2021 and will be initially funded for one year This is an ongoing recruitment campaign, and we will draw down applications once per month to assess and interview. If you are interested in a role, we encourage you to apply early, and when posts have been filled, we will close the advertisement. Key Requirements The post holder must have a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology or a quantitative field with experience in the treatment of mental illnesses, particularly psychotherapy for depression. Experience of theoretical and computational neuroscience in relation to learning and decision making is essential for this role, as well as strong mathematical and programming skills Further Details Further particulars and a full job description can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for this vacancy click on the 'Apply Now' button below Informal enquiries can be sent to Dr Quentin Huys on q.huys@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 1 Sep 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date To be confirmed 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 and Person Specification Apply Now
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