🔔 Join Us! Multiple PhD positions at the NEURECA Lab, CHBH, University of Birmingham
Open to UK home and international students
Please send an email to the primary supervisor (Dr. Hyojin Park, email@example.com) by December 15, 2023 (before the formal application deadline).
Neural underpinnings of naturalistic speech rhythms underlying disorganised thought processing and the impact of vocal emotions on emotional states in clinical high-risk using OPM-MEG
Optimising Neurocognitive Strategies for Efficient Communication in Young and Older Adults using Large Language Models and OPM-MEG
ESRC student-led open competition and Midlands4 Cities are available, please email me for further discussion.
Applicants should have a strong background in neuroscience, mental health research, psychology, medicine, physics, computer science, experimental linguistics or a related discipline relevant to cognitive neuroscience/neuroimaging, and ideally a background in cognitive neuroimaging. They should have a commitment to research in neuroimaging and mental health and hold or realistically expect to obtain at least an Upper Second Class Honours Degree and ideally master’s degree in a relevant subject.
- At least 1st class or 2:1 degree classification in relevant areas (MSc degree is a plus but we will consider students with a BSc degree)
- Degree in psychology, neuroscience, mental health, medicine, physics, computer science, experimental linguistics or a related discipline relevant to cognitive neuroscience/neuroimaging
- Relevant academic or non-academic experience or expertise relevant to the research project
- Excellent English language skills
- Strong organisation and time-management skills
- Strong commitment, flexibility, independence
- A positive problem-solving attitude and strong teamwork skills
- Experience with cognitive neuroscience research (human electrophysiology using MEG/EEG/OPM-MEG or other)
- Programming skills (MATLAB, Python, R or similar)
- Knowledge of general statistics for data analysis
- Notes: These are skills that will be required to complete the PhD. However, we will also consider applicants who do not yet have these skills but are highly motivated to learn them during the project.
Informal enquiries should be directed to the primary supervisor Dr Hyojin Park firstname.lastname@example.org