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Programme Leader/Programme Leader Track available, in Cambridge

The MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBSU) is an internationally renowned research institute with state-of-the-art cognitive neuroscience facilities, including a research dedicated 3T Siemens TIM Trio MRI scanner and 306-channel Elekta Neuromag MEG scanner.

We are seeking a talented new Group Leader to lead and manage the Methods group at the Unit.  The role of the group is both to provide support for analysis of behavioural, fMRI, M/EEG data, DTI and other data, and to develop and apply innovative methods to support the CBSU mission to deliver world-class research on human cognition and its biological underpinnings.

The post will be ideal for a senior postdoctoral scientist with an outstanding record of scientific achievement, wishing to establish an independent career in the field of cognitive neuroscience.  You will have a strong background in a relevant discipline (e.g., training in signal processing, mathematics, physics, statistics, or computer science), and experience of the type of methods and questions addressed within human cognitive neuroscience.

This appointment may be made at either Programme Leader (starting salary £44,314) or Programme Leader Track (starting salary £35,935) level.  This is supported by a flexible pay and reward policy, and optional MRC final salary Pension Scheme.  We offer 30 days annual leave entitlement.

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk
<https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk/>  and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC24431.

Closing date: 31st August 2011

Posted on 18/07/2011

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