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Research post in Functional Neuroimaging


Research Associate (Fixed Term)

We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher with a range of experience in analysing fMRI data to join the Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain. The role of the post holder will be to analyse existing fMRI and MRI data from a variety of cognitive tasks obtained from a large panel of chronic stroke patients, and from the population-derived sample of healthy individuals aged 18-88years in order to address issues relating to brain and cognition.

The applicant will join the Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain (at the University of Cambridge, an inter-disciplinary team led by Professor L.K. Tyler. The Centre has access to a research-dedicated 3T Siemens MR scanner, and EEG and MEG facilities. The appointee will be a cognitive neuroscientist with a strong background in functional imaging and imaging statistics. Candidates should have a PhD in cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging methods, or applied statistics and should be experienced with MRI and fMRI, and possess good statistical and computer programming skills (e.g, in Matlab). Candidates should be careful, efficient, able to communicate effectively, and enjoy working as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team. Relevant post-doctoral experience is also desirable. Given the nature of the research, candidates should be fully fluent in English.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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.

Informal enquiries are welcomed, and should be directed to Professor Tyler (

Please note the closing time for applications is 26th February 2018. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please quote reference PJ14636 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Further information on the vacancy, and information on how to apply online, can be found on the University jobs website

Language, Cognition and Neuroscience

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