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Post-doc in Manchester

The University of Manchester

School of Psychological Science

Audiology & Deafness Research Group

Research Associate

(Ref: MHS/91250)

Salary £32,458 p.a.


The Audiology and Deafness Research Group in the School of Psychological Sciences is a leading group in the UK for applied research in audiology and deafness. We are seeking to employ a Research Associate full time for three years on a Medical Research Council funded project that will use psychophysical and electrophysiological techniques to investigate the processing of pitch by hearing-impaired listeners.

You will work under the supervision of Professor Chris Plack of the University of Manchester, and Drs. Bob Carlyon and Hedwig Gockel of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge. You will develop MatLab and EEG software to run the experiments, recruit participants from normally hearing and hearing-impaired populations, collect and analyze the data, and assist in the writing-up of research results.

You will have a doctorate, and research experience in psychoacoustics, electrophysiology, neuroimaging, audiology, or a related discipline. Experience with brainstem EEG and MatLab programming is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Chris Plack Tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 3394, email:  chris.plack@manchester.ac.uk

Application forms and further particulars are available from our website http://www.manchester.ac.uk/vacancies

If you are unable to go online you can request a hard copy of the details from The Directorate of Human Resources, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences.  Tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 8835, email: Mhs-hr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Closing date:  19 October 2009.  Please quote reference.