Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Cognitive Neuroscience ref 2786

School/department: School of Psychology
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term until 31 January 2019  
Reference: 2786
Salary: starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum
Placed on: 07 December 2017
Closing date:  05 January 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: February 2018

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a European Research Council funded project (project ‘TRANSMEM’), led by Dr Chris Bird, which aims to investigate how dynamic transformations between episodic and semantic memories underpin memory function in health and disease ( . The post holder will join the Sussex Episodic Memory Group in the School of Psychology. 

The research fellow will conduct research aiming to explore the hypothesis that our memory for events is a result of complex interactions between our direct experience and our knowledge about the world. The Research Fellow will primarily conduct analyses of existing functional MRI datasets, including functional connectivity and representational similarity analyses.

The Research Fellow should have a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Informatics or other cognate discipline. Expertise in fMRI analysis (including functional connectivity) is essential.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Chris Bird:

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