[Comp-neuro] Three-year postdoc position at Imperial College London: Computational auditory neuroscience and neurostimulation

Reichenbach, Johann D T reichenbach at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Aug 18 19:14:02 CEST 2016

Applications are invited for a Research Associate (Postdoc) to work on an exciting 3 year project in computational auditory neuroscience and neurostimulation at Imperial College London. The successful candidate will join the group of Dr. Tobias Reichenbach (http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/reichenbach). The project is embedded in The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies at Imperial College (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/blast-injury).
The project's goal is to develop efficient complex transcranial current stimulation techniques that can aid auditory processing. Auditory processing can be impaired due to damage to the neural circuits that are responsible for analysing auditory signals. Such damage to the central nervous system can result from head injury that can, in turn, be caused by secondary and tertiary blast injuries. Recent studies have found that the majority of war veterans that were exposed to at least one blast during their deployment have such auditory processing disorder. In this project we will employ novel computational and experimental insights into the mechanisms of speech processing in the brain to develop efficient types of complex transcranial current stimulation that can aid auditory processing.
 Applicants should have a PhD in computational neuroscience, engineering, physics or computing with experience in signal processing as well as neurostimulation or -imaging.
The salary range is £36,070 - £43,350 per annum.
For an informal discussion please contact Dr Tobias Reichenbach (email: reichenbach at imperial.ac.uk<mailto:a.kedgley at imperial.ac.uk>; telephone: +44 (0)20 759 46370).
Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to https://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/  (Select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number EN20160296FH. Further information is also available on the job description.
 Should you have any queries please contact Ms Mica Jones at mica.jones at imperial.ac.uk<mailto:mica.jones at imperial.ac.uk> .
The closing date is the 2nd of October 2016.

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