Postdoctoral Neuroscientist (Barron Group)

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Neuroscientist to join both the Barron Group based at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit (MRC BNDU) and the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) and the O’Reilly Group based at the WIN and Department of Experimental Psychology. These two groups have a strong track record in studying the neural computations of learning and memory, in both hippocampal and neocortical circuits in rodents and humans.

This post offers exciting opportunities for a creative neuroscientists who enjoys collaborative multidisciplinary work. The proposed research will take full advantage of the intellectual environment, capital equipment, technical expertise and excellent infrastructure in place at both the WIN and MRC BNDU.

In addition to having a PhD (or M.D.) or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, the successful candidate should have a promising track record of original research in their particular field of neuroscience. Experience of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of cognitive tasks in humans, custom written code and analysis of human neuroimaging data are also essential. In addition, candidates will need to provide evidence of creative and critical thinking as applied to the development and execution of a cohesive programme of research. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publications, present research proposals and results are also required.

This is a full-time fixed-term post of 24 months, and is available from 1st October 2022. It is a University Grade 7 (07S) position with a starting salary of between £33,309 and £40,927 per annum.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr Helen Barron.

Applications must be made via the University of Oxford’s online recruitment system, using Vacancy ID 159632

The closing date for applications for this post is 12 midday UK time on Friday 30th September 2022.


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