[Comp-neuro] Post-Doc position at UCL Ear Institute: How the brain detects patterns in sound sequences

Marcus Pearce marcus.pearce at qmul.ac.uk
Wed Jan 18 11:25:35 CET 2017

Dear All (with apologies for cross-posting),

*A postdoctoral research associate position*is available at the UCL Ear 
Institute’s ‘Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Lab’ to work on a project 
entitled "How the brain detects patterns in sound sequences".  The 
project will be supervised by Dr Maria Chait and conducted in 
collaboration with Dr. Marcus Pearce (Queen Mary University, London) and 
colleagues at the UCL Wellcome Trust centre for neuroimaging.

The post is funded for 34 months in the first instance and involves a 
combination of behavioural, computational, eye tracking, and functional 
brain imaging (EEG, MEG, fMRI) experiments in humans. For more 
information about the post please see the lab website: 

The Ear Institute is a leading interdisciplinary centre for hearing 
research in Europe, situated within one of the strongest neuroscience 
communities in the world at University College London

*Key Requirements*

The successful applicant will have a PhD in neuroscience or a 
neuroscience-related discipline and proven ability to conduct 
high-quality original research and prepare results for publication. 
Essential skills include excellent time-management and organizational 
ability; proficiency in computer programming and good interpersonal, 
oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with 
functional brain imaging, neural data analysis, psychophysical 
assessment, and/or auditory science or acoustics would be desirable.

*Further Details*

You should apply for this post (Ref #: 1618836) through UCL's online 
recruitment website, www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs 
<http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs>, where you can download a job description 
and person specifications. *Closing Date for applications is: *1 Feb 2017

*For an informal discussion please contact Dr. Maria Chait 
(m.chait at ucl.ac.uk).*

Maria Chait PhD

m.chait at ucl.ac.uk <mailto:m.chait at ucl.ac.uk>

Reader in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

Lab site: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ear/research/chaitlab/

UCL Ear Institute

332 Gray's Inn Road

London WC1X 8EE

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