Research Fellow - GAB0063-2

Brunel University London - College of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences

Full-time, fixed-term for 15.5 months

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellow within the Division of Psychology at Brunel University London. The position is funded by a Leverhulme Trust research grant awarded to Dr Lúcia Garrido (Brunel University London), Professor Carolyn McGettigan (Royal Holloway) and Professor Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (Columbia University).

The successful applicant will join this team and contribute to a project investigating multisensory processing of faces and voices in the brain. In particular, the postholder will contribute to part of the project that focuses on investigating associations between behavioural abilities to recognise faces and voices, and the structure, function and connectivity of face-responsive, voice-responsive, and multimodal regions. The post holder will contribute to designing experiments (behavioural and fMRI experiments), recruiting and testing participants and analysing data. The post will be based at Brunel University London, and will involve working closely with Dr Lúcia Garrido and a PhD student.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or related discipline. You should be enthusiastic, well motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively. In addition, you will need to have research experience and good knowledge of statistics. Programming skills (e.g. using Matab or Python) are required.

To apply, please submit: (1) your CV, (2) a cover letter describing how your research experience and skills are suitable for this position, and (3) names and contact details for two referees.

Please contact Dr Lúcia Garrido by e-mail (Lucia.Garrido@brunel.ac.uk) for any informal enquiries.

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