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Postdoctoral research fellow position in chronic pain

The Centre for Integrative Physiology is looking for a postdoc in the field of chronic pain. A degree in Neuroscience, Physiology or Pharmacology, with a PhD (or near completion) in one of these areas is required along with expertise in patch-clamp electrophysiology and immunohistochemical techniques. Fixed term for 15 months, from 01 June 2017.

For further information please contact Dr Carole Torsney
Deadline: 29 May 2017
more info (vacancy 039510)

Research Assistant - Edinburgh Delirium Research Group

A 6-month position is available in the Edinburgh Delirium Research Group for a Research Assistant in Psychology (at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary). The RA will be working on an MRC-funded project to develop and validate a new neuropsychological instrument for assessing and characterising attentional impairments in adults with delirium and/or dementia in geriatric wards and in the Intensive Care Unit. The post holder will be primarily responsible for patient recruitment and neuropsychological testing. Candidates should have an honours degree in Psychology or related subject and experience of cognitive and/or neuropsychological assessment of human participants. Full time (35 hours weekly, Grade 6), fixed term for 6 months.

Start date: June 2017.
more info from Dr Zoë Tieges or Prof Alasdair MacLullich

Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroimaging, Genetics and Machine Learning in Psychiatric Disorders

This position is to work on neuroimaging data collection and analysis of cases with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder using a novel task, as well as statistical analysis and methodology development within the deeply-phenotyped Generation Scotland Cohort Study ( including novel speech/language data, genomics, methylation, cognition, social cognition and personality.  Within the Nicodemus group there is strong support for statistical and machine learning algorithm methodology development. The post is suitable for a neuroimaging scientist with interest in multidisciplinary approaches to translational medicine. The post is available to EU and UK researchers only for 12 months fixed term, with a possibility of extension. 

Informal enquiries are encouraged, please send to:
Deadline: 26 May 2017
more info (vacancy 039860)