|Salary:||£44,577 (starting from) per annum, pro rata, inclusive of London Weighting|
|Placed On:||4th October 2023|
|Closes:||5th November 2023|
Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
COORDINATE-MDD is an international consortium funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Our aim is to quantify neuroanatomical and neurofunctional heterogeneity via the dimensions of novel multivariate coordinate system. Utilising imaging harmonization and AI methods our aim is to delineate patterns of brain alteration in replicable and neurobiologically-based dimensions, and which can predict treatment response at the individual level. Our consortium collaborators are international researchers sharing datasets from multi-ethnic community populations in first episode and recurrent MDD, which are medication-free and with prospective longitudinal treatment outcomes.
About the Job
We are looking a full time Research Fellow to work on the aspects of clinical harmonization and incorporation of clinical features in the neuroimaging data sets. The Research Fellow will be supervised by Professor Cynthia Fu in collaboration with Professor Christos Davatzikos, University of Pennsylvania, and with the Centre for Affective Disorders, King’s College London. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a dynamic and enthusiastic group of international researchers at the cutting edge of neuroimaging and AI research.
Responsibilities will include:
The ideal candidate for this position should possess a PhD, or equivalent qualification, in neuroimaging, neuroscience, engineering, computer science, or related disciplines. In terms of knowledge and experience, they should demonstrate proficiency in neuroimaging data analysis tools and have experience working with statistical packages like R or SPSS. With a high standard of written work, they should have a track record of conducting thorough literature reviews. Additionally, the candidate should possess excellent research skills, a keen ability to work within defined deadlines, and recent experience collaborating effectively within a research team environment.
Beyond a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required for this role.
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