Research Fellow at University College London

Страна: Великобритания;

Дедлайн: 08.06.2019



Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the Affective Brain Lab (ABL), at University College London. The successful candidate will work on a project that aims to elucidate the neural and computational mechanisms underlying information-seeking and decision making. The post-holder will develop and run studies, analyse data, write up the results for publication and present findings at conferences. The project will involve developing computational models of cognitive processes related to information-seeking, belief formation and decision-making and evaluating them against behavioural and/or neural data. 

Further information about the ABL is available at 

This post is funded for 5 years, in the first instance. 

Key Requirements

Applicants must hold a PhD, or have submitted their thesis, in a relevant area (e.g. psychology/neuroscience). We are seeking applicants with knowledge of decision theory, computational modelling skills and preferably experience with neuroimaging. The candidate is expected to be able to work independently and as part of a team, have experience presenting talks at conferences and symposiums, and have publications in high quality peer reviewed journals. 

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,922 - £32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. 

Further Details

A job description and full person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button below. 

Further information about the scientific aspects of the position can be obtained by contacting Tali Sharot at . If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Sonia Theodoric, . 

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Closing Date

8 Jun 2019