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Postdoctoral Researcher position
A position of Postdoctoral Researcher is available at the UCL Ear Institute
Research Associate (Postdoctoral) - Ref:1127022
UCL Department / Division: UCL Ear Institute
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £34, 295
(inclusive of London allowance)
Duties and Responsibilities
The UCL Ear Institute provides state-of-the-art research facilities across a
wide range of disciplines including the study of the auditory system function,
the molecular and cellular basis of hearing and the genetics of hearing and
A 36 months postdoctoral position is available to work on an EPSRC-funded
project that will use psychophysical techniques to investigate the role of the
efferent system in auditory gain reduction in humans. You will be supervised
by Dr. Ifat Yasin (UCL Ear Institute) and Prof. Chris Plack (University of
Manchester). The applicant will be based at UCL Ear Institute, and will report
to Dr. Ifat Yasin.
The project will involve development of MatLab software for running the
experiments, recruitment of participants, collection, analysis and modelling of
data as well as involvement in the written preparation of research findings for
presentations and publications.
The project is supported by the EPSRC and funding for this post is available
for 36 months.
Applicants should hold a PhD in a field of study relevant to the research
project and have experience in computer programming (especially MatLab).
Previous experience of computational auditory modelling and running human
psychophysical experiments is desirable.
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of
If you have any queries please contact Edwina Turner, Departmental
Secretary (email - edwina.turner@xxxxxxxxx or telephone - 020 7679 8908)
Informal enquiries by email (i.yasin@xxxxxxxxx)
For further details and information on how to apply, please go to:
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Closing Date: 20 Feb 2010
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5:00pm