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MRC Postdoctoral Fellow (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow based in the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, a department within the University of Cambridge's School of Clinical Medicine.

We are seeking a postdoctoral research fellow with experience in human neuroimaging (functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), magnetoencephalography, MEG, and/or concurrent TMS-fMRI), an interest in advanced analysis methods (e.g. multivoxel pattern analysis) and a passion for pushing the boundaries of what we can learn about cognition from neuroimaging. The successful candidate will work independently and collaboratively within the research programme lead by Alexandra Woolgar on projects investigating the neural basis of selective attention and flexible cognition.

This is a three-year training programme with a requirement for you to hold a PhD/DPhil. Whilst we welcome applications from those who have submitted but have not yet been awarded a PhD/DPhil, or are due to submit in the near future, please note that commencement of your appointment will be subject to the confirmation of the award within 6 months of the initial offer. For those candidates who have not submitted at the point of application, a formal offer letter will be sent upon submission.

We are committed to the engagement and retention of the best possible talent and to creating an environment that encourages excellence in scientific research by supporting and encouraging equality and diversity. Candidates from minority groups and/or women are especially encouraged to apply.

Fixed-term: 3 years.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date is 4 March 2019, with interviews expected to take place week commencing 25 March.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference SU17855 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 4th March 2019
Job Ref: SU17855
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