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University of Cambridge, Department of Experimental Psychology
Salary: £27,183 - £35,469 pa
Applications are invited for an experienced and enthusiastic neuroimager who
is primarily interested in developing and applying cutting-edge methods for
fMRI and MEG studies on language function. The researcher should have a PhD
(or equivalent) and postdoctoral experience in fMRI (and MEG/EEG), with
excellent programming (e.g. MATLAB) and mathematics/statistics knowledge, an
understanding of the basis of MR imaging, and an interest in language function.
The applicant will join the Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain, an
inter disciplinary team led by Professor L.K. Tyler. The research focuses on
neurocognitive models of language function, with an emphasis on issues
relating to reorganisation and plasticity in healthy ageing and brain
damaged patients. The Centre has access to a research-dedicated 3T Siemens
MR scanner, EEG and MEG facilities.
Given the nature of the research, candidates should be native English
speakers or fully fluent in English.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced CRB
Closing date: 7 December 2009.
Interview date: expected in week commencing 14 December 2009
Start date: as soon as possible
Limit of tenure: This is fixed-term appointment until 28 February 2011 in
the first instance, with the possibility of extension dependent on further
For further details, please see our website at
Applications including a covering letter, CV (including the names, addresses
and e-mail addresses of three referees), and a completed PD18 coversheet
(Part I, Section B of Part II, and Part III) should be sent to Mrs M Dixon
at [log in to unmask] or by post to Mrs Marie Dixon, Centre for
Speech, Language and the Brain, Department of Experimental Psychology,
University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB.
The PD18 can be obtained from Mrs Dixon or downloaded from
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/pd18/. The Vacancy Number for
this position is PJ05982.
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