Staff Scientist Institute of Health & Neurodevelopment Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Permanent
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 04 March 2024 Interview Date: Monday 18 March 2024 Reference: 0036-24 Release Date: Tuesday 06 February 2024
We are looking to recruit a resourceful, flexible, and enthusiastic individual to support the development of new and ongoing research projects in magnetoencephalography (both cryogenic MEG and our newly commissioned OPM-MEG system), and in the Aston Laboratory for Immersive Virtual Environments (ALIVE).
You will be technically skilled, and also an excellent communicator who can contribute to a diverse range of research projects, from the design stage through implementation, and data analysis. Particular strengths in experimental design and computer programming for neuroscience research are required, with experience in MEG or a closely related technique.
The MEG laboratories sit within Aston's Institute for Health and Neurodevelopment, and along with ALIVE form part of the College of Health and Life Sciences. We have a focus on human neuroscience research which is clinically relevant and often focused on work with children.
What we offer:
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.
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Staff Scientist (0036-24)
February 07, 2024
March 04, 2024
Biology,Computer Science,Medicine,Social Science
About the employer
Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.
The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.
Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.
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The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.