|Salary:||£33,309 to £50,296 Grade 7 or 8, per annum with a discretionary range up to £54,943|
|Placed On:||24th May 2022|
|Closes:||5th July 2022|
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group at the University of Oxford. The Postdoctoral Research Associate / (Senior) Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Associate Professor Caroline Hartley, a Wellcome Trust/Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow. The successful candidate’s research will focus on understanding the impact of apnoea on premature infant brain development. They will use and develop state-of-the-art analysis techniques, including machine learning, for physiological and neurophysiological (EEG) data from newborn infants, to provide a greater understanding of infant brain development.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own research, adapting and developing analytical tools, contributing to new ideas for research projects, developing ideas for generating income, preparing scientific reports, writing up results for publication in international peer-reviewed journals, acting as a source of information, advising on scientific techniques, and assisting other members of the group or people working on collaborative projects.
You will hold or be near to completing a relevant PhD/DPhil in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Mathematics or Physics (or related field). You will have experience in quantitative analysis of biomedical data, digital signal processing techniques and statistics. You will have previous experience of computer programming such as MATLAB, experience in presenting research at conferences and in publications, and you will have excellent interpersonal skills with a desire to communicate with other researchers whilst maintaining the highest level of professionalism at all times. You will also have a demonstrable interest in human brain imaging/neurophysiology.
The post is full-time and fixed-term until 31/08/2024. The position will be based at the Women’s Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital.
You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.
To discuss post in more detail please contact Caroline Hartley, using the contact details below.
Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Tuesday 5th July will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
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