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Position: Postdoctoral Researh Fellow x 2
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Psychiatry
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will undertake high quality research and produce high-impact publications as part of a new research project; The goal of the initiative is to examine maladaptive thinking patterns in the context of depression by combining computational modelling, magnetoencephalography (MEG), psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions; Main duties involve developing tasks and computational analyses for use with MEG to probe how internal representations and interpretations driving decisions and emotional states evolve at a high temporal resolution
Requirements: The post holder will have a PhD in neuroscience, psychology or a quantitative field with expertise in using computational approaches in the study of human reinforcement learning and decision making; It is essential for the post holder to also have strong mathematical and programming skills, with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
   
Text: Postdoctoral Researh Fellow x 2, - Ref:1880067 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) £36,770 to £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The post holder will undertake high quality research and produce high-impact publications as part of a new research project. The goal of the initiative is to examine maladaptive thinking patterns in the context of depression by combining computational modelling, magnetoencephalography (MEG), psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions. Main duties involve developing tasks and computational analyses for use with MEG to probe how internal representations and interpretations driving decisions and emotional states evolve at a high temporal resolution. There are 2 full time posts available for an immediate start and are funded for 1 year in the first instance with the potential for an extension for a further 2 years Key Requirements The post holder will have a PhD in neuroscience, psychology or a quantitative field with expertise in using computational approaches in the study of human reinforcement learning and decision making. It is essential for the post holder to also have strong mathematical and programming skills, with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. Further Details Further particulars and a full job description can be accessed at the bottom of the page To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below Informal inquiries can be addressed to 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 5 Dec 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 10 Dec 2021 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in 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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