13 Jan

Post Doc Research Associate Signal Processing Jobs Vacancy at University Oxford Oxford

Position
Post Doc Research Associate Signal Processing
Company
University Oxford
Location
Oxford ENG
Opening
13 Jan, 2018 3 days ago

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Post Doc Research Associate Signal Processing Jobs Vacancy at University Oxford Oxford Jobs Details:

Job Summary

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an outstanding researcher to join our established project team at the newly created Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) at the University of Oxford. The successful candidate will develop and implement a new electroencephalographic (EEG) depth of anaesthesia monitor that harnesses an individualised biomarker of perception loss called slow wave activity saturation (SWAS). The post will be based primarily at the Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB), and is funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) Development Pathway Funding Scheme.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, highly-motivated candidate with an excellent academic track-record in developing and applying signal processing methods to real-time data. The post holder will become a key member of the SWAS research team (headed by Dr Katie Warnaby) and will lead software development and implementation of a prototype EEG monitoring system.

The post is full-time for a fixed-term of 24 months, subject to completion of the MRC project milestones. Apply online via the University of Oxford website: https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/research/ (search for Warnaby).

Responsibilities and Duties

You will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant discipline, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge to work within established research programme. Experience of EEG data analysis and developing real-time brain-computer and graphic user interfaces is desirable. Further details are included in the job description:

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=132457

Responsibilities

  • Manage own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small scale project management to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines
  • Adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols
  • Test hypotheses and analyse scientific data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining working hypotheses as appropriate
  • Contribute ideas for new research projects
  • Develop ideas for generating research income, and present detailed research proposals to senior researchers
  • Collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and occasionally present papers and posters
  • Act as a source of information and advice to other members of the group
  • Represent the research group at external meetings/seminars, either with other members of the group or alone
  • Carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in partner institutions and research groups
  • Assist with creation and teaching of electroencephalography (EEG) and anaesthesia workshops

Qualifications and Skills

You will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant discipline, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge to work within established research programme.Desirable skills indicated below:

  • Experience of independently managing a discrete area of a research project
  • Experience of EEG data analysis and artefact rejection techniques
  • Experience of modelling burst suppression and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic effects in anaesthesia
  • Experience of real-time software-hardware interfacing, graphic user interfaces and prototype systems and brain-computer interfaces

Further details are included in the job description.

Benefits

Training and Development

A range of training and development opportunities are available at the University. Further details can be found at www.ox.ac.uk/staff/working_at_oxford/training_development/index.html.

For research staff only: Support for Research Staff There is a particularly wide range of support for career development for research staff. Please visit: www.ox.ac.uk/research/support-researchers to find out more.

Pensions

The University offers generous occupational pension schemes for eligible staff members. Further details can be found at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/finance/epp/pensions/pensionspolicy/.

Information for international staff (or those relocating from another part of the UK) A wealth of information is available on the University's International Staff website for staff who are relocating to Oxford from abroad, at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/international/.

The University of Oxford Newcomers' Club

The Newcomers' Club is aimed at helping partners of newly-arrived visiting scholars, graduate students and academic members of the University to settle in and to meet people in Oxford.

Transport schemes

The University offers a range of travel schemes and public transport travel discounts to staff. Full details are available at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/estates/ourservices/travel/.

University Club and University Sports Facilities

The University Club provides social, sporting and hospitality facilities. It incorporates a Club bar, a cafe and sporting facilities, including a gym. See www.club.ox.ac.uk for all further details.

University staff can use the University Sports Centre at discounted rates, and have the chance to join sports clubs. Please visit www.sport.ox.ac.uk/oxford-university-sports-facilities.

Childcare and Childcare Vouchers

The University offers quality childcare provision services at affordable prices to its employees. For full details about the services offered, please visit www.admin.ox.ac.uk/childcare/. NB: Due to the high demand for the University’s nursery places there is a long waiting list.

The University also offers nursery fee payment schemes to eligible staff as an opportunity to save tax and national insurance on childcare costs. Please visit www.admin.ox.ac.uk/childcare.

Disabled staff

The University is committed to supporting members of staff with a disability or long-term health condition and has a dedicated Staff Disability Advisor. Please visit www.admin.ox.ac.uk/eop/disab/staff for further details.

BUPA - Eduhealth

Bupa Eduhealth Essentials private medical insurance offers special rates for University of Oxford staff and their families www.eduhealth.co.uk/mini-site/.

All other benefits

For other benefits, such as free entry to colleges, the Botanic Gardens and staff discounts offered by third party companies, please see www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/benefits/.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £31,604.00 to £42,418.00 /year


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