Research Associate in Computational Modelling of Neurological Disease Progression

University College London - UCL Computer Science

The Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC: http://cmic.cs.ucl.ac.uk) and Dept. Computer Science (UCL-CS: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk) at University College London (UCL: http://www.ucl.ac.uk), in collaboration with the Dementia Research Centre (DRC: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/drc) and UCL’s Institute of Neurology (ION: http://www.ion.ucl.ac.uk), is offering a post-doctoral research position to work on computational modeling of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis.

The new post will work within CMIC’s Progression of Neurological Diseases (POND) Group (http://pond.cs.ucl.ac.uk/) on the Horizon 2020 EuroPOND project (http://www.europond.eu). The EuroPOND consortium is a unique team of scientists spanning computational neuroscience and clinical neurology, across Europe. The Research Associate will contribute to the design of a range of experiments in relation to the EuroPOND project, will be involved in a range of data analysis, computational and statistical modelling, and software development and will contribute to the planning and documentation of the project.

The post is funded till 31st December 2019 in the first instance.

Candidates will have a PhD degree in Physics/Maths/Stats/Computer Science, knowledge of relevant research methods together with experience of working in a research environment. Good verbal and written communication skills and time management skills are essential.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be  £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1704206

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Sara Garbarino (s.garbarino@ucla.c.uk), Dr Neil Oxtoby (n.oxtoby@ucl.ac.uk), or Prof D. Alexander (d.alexander@ucl.ac.uk).

Interview Date: TBC

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