[Comp-neuro] Postdoc position in London

Narender Ramnani n.ramnani at rhul.ac.uk
Wed Aug 9 11:53:59 CEST 2006


Dear All,

Just thought I would let list subscribers know of the following post. 
Please feel free to get in touch with me if you need further information.

Many thanks,
Narender*                 *

*Royal Holloway** University** of **London***

 *Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Psychology*

Salary is in the range of £22,779 to £25,092 per annum inclusive of 
London Allowance depending on experience.

A three-year, full-time postdoctoral research position is available to 
investigate the neural basis of learning in the human brain using 
functional MRI. The project will study the dynamic changes in activity 
that accompany the acquisition of cognitive and motor skills, and will 
focus on information processing in the prefrontal cortex, the cortical 
motor system and interconnected areas of the cerebellum (see Ramnani 
(2006), Nature Reviews Neuroscience 7(7):511-522). The project is funded 
by a BBSRC grant to Dr. Narender Ramnani. Facilities include an on-site, 
research-dedicated 3T Siemens Trio MRI scanner hosted by the Psychology 
Department at Royal Holloway (Surrey, 35 minutes to central London).

Candidates should hold (or should expect to be awarded) a PhD in 
Behavioural or Cognitive Neuroscience by January 2007 (although 
candidates from other research backgrounds will also be considered if 
their skills are relevant to the project). A record of published 
research, some familiarity with functional neuroanatomy and good 
programming skills are essential. Familiarity with practical and 
statistical neuroimaging methods is desirable. Candidates should be 
willing to learn new research methods and to have a strong interest in 
pursuing a research career.

Planned (flexible) start date, 15th January. Further information can be 
found at www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/staff/n.ramnani 
<http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/staff/n.ramnani>. Informal inquiries should be 
addressed to Dr. Ramnani (tel. +44 (0) 1784 443519; email 
n.ramnani at rhul.ac.uk).

Further details and an application form are available from the Personnel 
Department, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 
0EX; Telephone: 01784 414241; Fax: 01784 473527; E-Mail: 
recruitment at rhul.ac.uk <mailto:recruitment at rhul.ac.uk>  Please quote the 
reference number AC/4612.  The closing date for the receipt of 
applications is midday on 6^th October 2006.

* **/We positively welcome applications from all sections of the communit/*

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