[Comp-neuro] 2 post doc positions at UCL Inst of Cognitive Neuroscience

Neil Burgess n.burgess at ucl.ac.uk
Mon Jul 4 19:25:55 CEST 2011


2 Post Doc. Research Positions
UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (& Dept of Clinical & Experimental
Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology)
Applications are invited for two postdoctoral research positions located at
the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience to work with Prof Neil Burgess
on the neural mechanisms of spatial and episodic memory. The post-holders
will use virtual reality combined with fMRI, MEG, and neuropsychology, in
close collaboration with related electrophysiological and computational
work. For details of the lab's research interests see:
www.icn.ucl.ac.uk/Research-Groups/Space-and-Memory-Group/ and recent
publications, e.g. Doeller et al (2010) Nature 463 657-61; Bird & Burgess
(2008) Nat Rev Neurosci 9 182-94.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant area and an excellent understanding
of the relevant research techniques. Self-motivation, excellent
communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a
team are essential. Experience of computer programming (MatLab or similar
languages, video games/virtual reality), or functional neuroimaging is
desirable.
The posts are available from October 2011 and are funded by an MRC programme
grant for the period to September 2016 in the first instance. Starting
salary on UCL Grade 7 in the range £31,905 - £38,594 pa inclusive,
superannuable.
You should apply for these posts through UCL's online recruitment -
www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs, Ref no 1195515, where you can download a job
description and person specification. If you have any queries regarding the
application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, Personnel Manager,
Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email:
personnel at ion.ucl.ac.uk). Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof
Neil Burgess (email: n.burgess at ucl.ac.uk).
Closing date:  27 July 2011




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