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Post Doctoral Research Associate

Institute of Health & Neurodevelopment

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,099 to £43,155 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (36 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 29 September 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R230188
Release Date:  Tuesday 05 September 2023

A three year opportunity is available for a post-doctoral research associate with expertise in the acquisition and analysis of human fMRI data to study brain function and cognition in children and adults.

You will work within the lab of Prof Stephen Mayhew as well as collaboratively supporting MRI research within the School of Psychology and the Institute of Health and Neurodevelopment. In particular, the role will combine fMRI with EEG and/or MEG recordings to elucidate research questions such as studying: the neurophysiological origins of brain function; how dynamic patterns of brain activation and deactivation are organised and give rise to behaviour; how indices of cortical excitability can be obtained by neuroimaging; how these patterns and indices vary between participants and their potential to provide transdiagnostic information about an individual’s mental health. We will fully support you to develop applications for independent fellowships to follow your initial post

This role is subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

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