Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology and School of Psychology Vacancies

Research Assistant/Associate - 027494

Location: Garscube Campus
Job Family: Research & Teaching
Position Type: Full Time
Range: £35,210 - £39,610

 

 

The post-holder will contribute to a 3-year BBSRC-funded project studying cortical neural plasticity after peripheral nerve injury, using electrophysiology and high-resolution fMRI in rodents, working with Dr Jozien Goense and Dr John Riddell. The project focuses on development and application of (combined) electrophysiology and fMRI to address questions pertaining to cortical circuitry and plasticity in the different layers of the somatosensory and motor cortex. The position requires knowledge in experimental neuroscience, preferably electrophysiology and/or MRI, and an interest in technology and quantitative methods.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the writing and submission of research publications and proposals, as well as help manage and direct the project, as opportunities allow.

There are also opportunities for translational collaborative work in the context of the human 7T facility in the Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

School of Psychology: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychology/

Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/neurosciencepsychology/

For more information and to apply online, visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for reference 027494.

Closing date: 19 August 2019


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - 027164

Location: Garscube Campus
Job Family: Research & Teaching
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: £43,266 - £50,132/£51,630 - £58,089 per annum

 

 

To develop and lead a research programme in neuroimaging and/or translational neuroscience in animals, whilst contributing to high quality teaching. The main criteria are research quality and potential to build an internationally competitive research group. The research programme should fit with the research objectives of the GEMRIC in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, and ideally uses state-of-the-art techniques e.g., MRI, MRS and/or other innovative imaging methods, such as electrophysiology, optogenetics, chemogenetics in animals.

Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology: http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/neurosciencepsychology/

School of Psychology: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychology/ 

For more information and to apply online, visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for reference 027164.

Closing date: 22 August 2019.


Research Nurse - 028077

Location: Glasgow
Job Family: Technical & Specialist Grade
Position Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Range: £28,660 to £32,236

 

 

Job Purpose

The Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics (iCAIRD), brings together a pan-Scotland collaboration of 15 partners from across academia, the NHS, and industry. iCAIRD has been awarded £10m by Innovate UK, while partner companies Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd and Philips will provide £5M of additional funding to support iCAIRD, along with seven actively-engaged SMEs.

iCAIRD will be a Scottish centre of excellence focused on the application of AI in digital diagnostics, ultimately enabling better and earlier diagnosis and more efficient treatment for patients.

Part of the iCAIRD programme will investigate the development of a clinical decision support tool to improve acute management and treatment of stroke, focusing on the reduction of door-to-needle times for thrombolysis. This post will join a multi-disciplinary research team within iCAIRD, and also the stroke research group at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. The stroke research group is involved in a large number of academic and commercial studies in acute stroke with a focus on acute stroke care, novel treatments, and imaging.

The duties of the post will include assistance with the development of decision support systems, liaising with clinical and research staff, maintainance of accurate records of study specific information using traditional paper records, GG&C electronic patient management systems or web based study-specific IT systems, use of electronic data display and information capture systems, and provide accurate reports to sponsor and Principal Investigator as required.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Technical & Specialist Grade, level 6, £28,660- £32,236 per annum.

This is a full time, open-ended role, with funding available until 31 January 2022 in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

School of Psychology: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychology/

Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/neurosciencepsychology/

For more information and to apply online, visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for reference 028077.


The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference: 028077.

Closing Date: 09 September 2019


Data Manager - 025259

Location: Glasgow
Job Family: Technical & Specialist Grade
Position Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Range: £35,210 to £39,610

 

Job Purpose

The Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics (iCAIRD), brings together a pan-Scotland collaboration of 15 partners from across academia, the NHS, and industry. iCAIRD has been awarded £10m by Innovate UK, while partner companies Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd and Philips will provide £5M of additional funding to support iCAIRD, along with seven actively-engaged SMEs.

iCAIRD will be a Scottish centre of excellence focused on the application of AI in digital diagnostics, ultimately enabling better and earlier diagnosis and more efficient treatment for patients. It is also predicted that iCAIRD will create new jobs centred around AI and digital technology in healthcare.

As part of the iCAIRD programme, this post will work alongside researchers and clinical academics and in collaboration with IT colleagues in both the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. This key technical management role will be responsible for the development of data management strategies within a complex IT environment that involves sharing of relevant data among the University, NHS and industry partners, including management and curation of data from NHS clinical and imaging systems, and data obtained through the NHS Safe Haven. Data sharing with national and international collaborators will comply with all relevant legislation and also the requirements for data access of major funding bodies and publishers.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Technical & Specialist Grade, level 7, £35,210 - £39,610 per annum.

This is a full time, open-ended role, with funding available until 31 January 2022 in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference: 025259

School of Psychology: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychology/

Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/neurosciencepsychology/

For more information and to apply online, visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for reference 025259.

Closing Date: 09 September 2019


Research Assistant/Associate - 026083

Location: Garscube Campus
Job Family: Research & Teaching
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: £28,660 - £32,236/£35,210 - £39,610

The post-holder will contribute to a 2-year project on neurovascular coupling and high-resolution fMRI in rodents, working with Dr Jozien Goense. The project focuses on development and application of combined electrophysiology and fMRI to address questions pertaining to cortical circuitry and neurovascular coupling in healthy animals and in disease. Specifically, the position requires expert knowledge in experimental neuroscience, preferably electrophysiology and/or MRI, and an interest in technology and quantitative methods.


The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and proposals as well as help manage and direct this challenging project, as opportunities allow.

There are also opportunities for translational and collaborative work in the context of the new human 7T facility in the imaging centre of excellence (ICE).

Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology: http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/neurosciencepsychology/

For more information and to apply online, visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and search for reference 026083.

Closing date: 19 August 2019


Athena SWAN

The University of Glasgow as an Athena SWAN Charter member (http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan/) is committed to promoting equality in all its activities and aims to provide a work, learning, research and teaching environment free from discrimination and unfair treatment.

The Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology/School of Psychology, as a Bronze award holder, recognises the Athena SWAN Charter, promotes open and fair policies for equality and supports flexible working arrangements. 

Further information and local Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team contact details can be found at http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychology/athenaswan/.