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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Vacancy ref: 041244

Closing date: 16 October, 2017

This is an exciting time for biomedicine in general, and more specifically, for the application of data science to multi-scale data that encompass physiology, anatomy (imaging), the social graph, and –omics. We have a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The post holder will apply statistical and computational approaches to the analysis of multi-scale data including DNA methylation and phenotypic data. They will play a key role in the design, management and analysis of imaging projects, and support these projects as they progress from inception through data generation to in-depth analysis and publication. They will also produce material for publication and dissemination.

Potential candidate would need a PhD (or near completion) in Neuroscience, Statistics, Computer Science, Informatics, Machine Learning or an equivalent postgraduate qualification in a closely related discipline, knowledge of developing brain MRI data analysis

A good undergraduate degree (1st or 2:1) in a relevant subject such as neuroscience, psychology, medical physics or informatics/computer science

Informal enquiries to Prof James Boardman (james.boardman@ed.ac.uk)