Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Position in QIMR Berghofer, Australia

Designation/Position- Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia offers Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position on Brain Modelling for candidates having PhD in physics, mathematics, computational neuroscience, computer science, or a related field.

About- QIMR Berghofer is a world-leading translational medical research institute focused on improving health by developing new diagnostics, better treatments and prevention strategies, specifically in the areas of cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and complex disorders. Based in Herston, Brisbane and working in close collaboration with clinicians and other research institutes, QIMR Berghofer is home to more than 600 scientists, students and support staff.

Research/Job area– Physics, mathematics, computational neuroscience, computer science, or a related field

Research Topic- Brain Modelling

Location- QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

Eligibility/Qualification-The successful applicant will have:

  • A PhD in physics, mathematics, computational neuroscience, computer science, or a related field;
  • A strong track record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications;
  • Experience in mathematical modelling;
  • Proficiency in programming (e.g. in MATLAB).

They will ideally also have experience in: the pre-processing and analysis of neuroimaging data, including diffusion imaging and tractography, fMRI, MEG, and/or EEG; modelling large-scale brain network dynamics; time series analysis and signal processing; and handling of large datasets. 

Job/Position Description- The Brain Modelling Group models and analyses brain structure and dynamics, in health and disease.
Role Purpose / Responsibilities-
The successful applicant will develop novel models of large-scale brain dynamics, and use these to model brain activity across the adult lifespan. This will entail: (i) mathematical and computational modelling of brain dynamics at the whole-brain level; (ii) constraining models against empirical neuroimaging data, both structural and functional; and (iii) developing novel analysis tools and implementing them for wide adoption.

Salary- Salary range is $78,530 – $84,257 p.a. plus up to 15.75% super and attractive salary packaging options. This will be a full-time 2.5 year appointment, with option to extend (funding permitting).

How to Apply- Click on the “Apply” button.

Applications should address the selection criteria and include curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, and the names and contact details of three professional referees.

For contact- Dr James Roberts by email on [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 01 June 2018

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