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Research Assistant

University of Glasgow

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £28,660 to £32,236
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2018
Closes: 13th January 2019
Job Ref: 023869

Job Purpose

The post-holder will contribute to a 2-year Wellcome Trust funded project working with Dr. Robin Ince. The project is titled “Beyond Pairwise Connectivity: developing an information theoretic hypergraph methodology for multi-modal resting state neuroimaging analysis.”

This project will investigate applying multivariate information theoretic measures to resting state fMRI data from the Human Connectome Project and will also involve collection of simultaneous EEG and fMRI resting state data in Glasgow. Specifically, the job requires a high level of numerical programming and a familiarity with neuroimaging data and analysis.

The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,660- £32,236 per annum.

Funding available on a full time basis (35 hours per week) up to 2 years in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference: 023869.

   
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