Research Fellow in Quantitative Neuroimaging of Mitochondrial Neuropsychiatry Ref: 6374

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Full-time hours considered up to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 6374
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum
Placed on: 21 September 2021 
Closing date: 12 October 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

  • Applications are invited from highly motivated post-doctoral research scientists to apply for a post-doctoral research position to work within the Biological Psychiatry group within the Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Neuroimaging at Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • The successful applicant will have a record of high-quality research technical skills applicable to human experimental neuroscience. Applicants must have a PhD, or have at least submitted a PhD thesis, in a relevant neuroscientific discipline.
  • Experience in neuroimaging of brain perfusion and metabolism, and diffusion-weighted MRI supporting coding (Matlab, Python) and analytic platforms (e.g. SPM, FSL, AFNI) is essential.
  • Similarly, experience in clinical studies involving human subjects undergoing experimental procedures and clinical assessments relevant to neurological or mental health conditions, is essential.

 Please contact Dr Alessandro Colasanti ; email: for informal enquiries.

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