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Chair in Auditory Sciences at Aston University, England
The School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, England
Chair in Auditory Sciences
Professorial minimum £42246 p.a.
An outstanding researcher is required for a newly created Chair in the field of Auditory Sciences. The successful candidate will become a member of the grade 5 rated Neurosciences Research Institute (NRI) within the School, and will play a leading role in directing research within the general area of auditory/hearing sciences. The NRI has world-class facilities for research within the areas of neuroimaging (including MEG, EEG, MRI/fMRI, MRS, and TMS systems), human sensory and perceptual systems, behavioural and cognitive sciences, and ophthalmic & physiological optics. The NRI is also home to the Wellcome Trust Laboratory for Magnetoencephalographic Studies and the Aston Academy of Life Sciences (opening in April 2004). The Academy will provide a nationally unique facility for human clinical research, and is home to the Birmingham Children’s Cochlear Implant Programme.
The successful candidate will play an active role in supporting the delivery of the new full-time BSc programme in Audiology at Aston, and should be prepared to undertake the role of programme director in due course. This course is fully supported by the West Midlands Workforce Development Confederations.
If you would like to discuss the post on an informal basis, please contact Professor Stephen J. Anderson, Director of the NRI (phone: 0121 359-3611, email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application forms and further particulars are available on our web site: http://www.aston.ac.uk/hr/recruitment.htm, or by telephoning: 0121 359 0870 (24 hour answerphone), or by email: email@example.com, quoting post reference number A04/28
Closing date for applications is the 1st March 2004.