Research Associate in the Department of Social, Genetic & Dev Psychiatry MRC

King's College London

Job id: 074925. Wage: £42,405 – £49,785 every year, together with London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 18 September 2023. Time limit: 18 October 2023.

Enterprise unit: IoPPN. Division: Social, Genetic & Dev Psychiatry MRC.

Contact particulars:Dr Gráinne McLoughlin. [email protected]

Location: Denmark Hill Campus. Class: Analysis.

Job description

We’re in search of a postdoctoral analysis affiliate in cognitive/computational neuroscience with a main curiosity in EEG analysis and strategies. The place will concentrate on a analysis mission aiming to analyze a novel non-invasive technique of mind modulation as a remedy for gentle cognitive impairment and dementia. The profitable applicant also needs to be open to analysis utilizing datasets on different situations, together with ADHD. The best candidate will reveal enthusiasm to contribute new data, openness to study new approaches and willingness to contribute throughout sectors (academia, trade).

Candidates should have a PhD (or submitted at time of appointment) in a related space (neuroscience, engineering, cognitive psychology, arithmetic, laptop science) with intensive expertise of EEG knowledge evaluation and coding in numerous programmes, together with MATLAB and Python.

The profitable applicant might be based mostly on the Social Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre on the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s School London, and can work carefully with Dr Gráinne McLoughlin, Prof Dominic Ffytche, and our collaborators at College School Cork, led by Dr Alexander Khalil. 

This put up might be provided on a full-time, mounted time period contract till 31 December 2024.

Key tasks

  • EEG knowledge pre-processing and evaluation  
  • Improvement and implementation of computational strategies 
  • Coding of stimuli for cognitive duties and auditory experiments 
  • Supervision of information administration and storage 
  • Supervision of experimental knowledge assortment, together with high quality management 
  • Help with supervision of scholars/junior employees as required 
  • Help with preparation of stories for funder and manuscripts for publication

The above listing of tasks is probably not exhaustive, and the put up holder might be required to undertake such duties and tasks as could moderately be anticipated inside the scope and grading of the put up.  

Abilities, data, and expertise 

Important standards  

1.       First diploma (2:1 or above) in engineering, arithmetic, psychology, neuroscience or a associated self-discipline 

2.       A PhD in neuroscience or a associated self-discipline or PhD close to completion* 

3.       Information and expertise of EEG knowledge, together with pre-processing and evaluation pipelines and proof of use in analysis, together with dissertations and publications 

4.       Information of statistical modelling with expertise in utilizing statistical packages, e.g. R, and proof of use in dissertations/publications 

5.       Expertise with experimental and paradigm design and implementation utilizing for instance Python, Matlab or E-Prime 

6.       Glorious organisational abilities and confirmed monitor file in delivering in opposition to necessary deadlines (e.g. well timed submission of educational work, main publications, dissemination actions) 

7.       Glorious written and verbal communication 

8.       Glorious interpersonal abilities 

9.       Prepared and capable of study new analysis abilities 

10.   Skill to make use of initiative and remedy complicated issues 

11.   Skill to take care of delicate points and preserve confidentiality of information 

Fascinating standards

1.       Expertise of working with medical populations 

2.       Expertise of working with medical knowledge 

3.       Expertise of working with auditory experimental paradigms 

Please word that this can be a PhD stage position however candidates who’ve submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of their PhDs might be thought-about. In these circumstances the appointment might be made at Grade 5, backbone level 30 with the title of Analysis Assistant. Upon affirmation of the award of the PhD, the job title will turn out to be Analysis Affiliate and the wage will enhance to Grade 6.

This put up is topic to Disclosure and Barring Service and Occupational Well being clearance.

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