Postdoctoral Neuroscientist

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022

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Postdoctoral Neuroscientist

Department of Experimental Psychology, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of both the Barron Group based at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit (MRC BNDU) and the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) and the O'Reilly Group based at the WIN and Department of Experimental Psychology. These two groups have a strong track record in studying the neural computations of learning and memory, in both hippocampal and neocortical circuits in rodents and humans.

It is a full-time post, fixed term for 24 months. Starting on or after 1 October 2022.

This post offers exciting opportunities for creative neuroscientist who enjoy collaborative multidisciplinary work. The proposed research will take full advantage of the intellectual environment, capital equipment, technical expertise and excellent infrastructure in place at both the WIN and MRC BNDU.

In addition to having a PhD (or M.D.) or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, the successful candidate should have a promising track record of original research in their particular field of neuroscience. Experience of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of cognitive tasks in humans, custom written code and analysis of human neuroimaging data are also essential. In addition, candidates will need to provide evidence of creative and critical thinking as applied to the development and execution of a cohesive programme of research. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publications, present research proposals and results are also required.

Closing date for applications is midday on 30th September 2022.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please see the link below:

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 159632 Contact Phone : 01865 271444 Closing Date & Time : 30-Sep-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : applications@psy.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum

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