Research Fellow in MRI

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Closing Date
18 Jun 2019
£42,926 to £50,811 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Department of Psychology Royal Holloway, University of London Egham TW20 0EX
Applications are invited for the post of Research Fellow in MRI, in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. This post represents part of a major programme of investment into our MRI research portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving forward methods capability in the MRI unit, retaining an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of advanced neuroimaging methods, and supporting users in the design and analysis of (f)MRI studies. S/he may also make a limited contribution to MRI methods teaching and supervision of advanced student projects. We invite applications that demonstrate strong knowledge of advanced (f)MRI methods and their use in answering psychological questions. Applicants should have a very strong research background in (f)MRI design and analysis, and must demonstrate the ability to publish this research in internationally-leading journals. Strong team-working and communication skills are also essential. We offer a dynamic and supportive environment, in an internationally recognized department that ranks among the best in the United Kingdom for research (6th in REF 2014) and teaching (6th in NSS 2015). We offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including our highly-respected DClinPsy programme, and strive for excellence in all that we do. Information about our existing research and teaching programmes can be found at The Department has excellent facilities for undertaking research in a broad range of areas, with state-of-the-art facilities available, such as MRI, EEG, TMS, eye trackers, a new VR lab, cognitive behavioural testing suites, social, clinical, and infant observation labs. It also has strong links with external organisations including hospitals, schools, as well as government, industrial, and charity organisations. Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Director of the MRI Unit, Prof, Johannes M. Zanker ( In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including: Generous annual leave entitlement Training and Development opportunities Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. Free parking The College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus based in Egham, Surrey that is close to both Central London and Heathrow Airport, and that has been undergoing major investment to provide outstanding facilities for the future. To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 27 6584. Please quote the reference: 0519-200 The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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Prof Johannes M. Zanker (