Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Neural Engineering

  • Full Time
  • Oxford
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

University of Oxford

Job title:

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Neural Engineering


University of Oxford

Job description

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Neural Engineering
Department of Engineering Science, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Neural Processing Lab (PNPL) at the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford. The post is funded by the UK Medical Research Council and is fixed-term for two years (with the possibility of renewal) from a start date in summer or autumn (e.g. September) 2024.

PNPL is looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Researcher in Neural Engineering carry out novel research on the neurobiology of inner speech. You will be an expert in the field of electrophysiology (encompassing both MEG and EEG) – able to design and run experiments, as well as to independently analyse electrophysiological data using advanced methods such as independent component analysis (ICA) and source reconstruction. Among other things, the successful candidate will lead a project on the minimal sensor configuration needed to decode inner speech in MEG and EEG.

You should possess A PhD in neuroscience, experimental psychology, or closely related field, either completed or “near completed” before starting. You should also hold sufficient specialist knowledge in electrophysiology (MEG and EEG) to produce high-quality research and advance the group’s research vision.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Oiwi Parker Jones ([email protected]).

For more information about working at the Department, see

Only online applications received before midday GMT on 20th February 2024 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.
Contact Person : Dr Oiwi Parker Jones Vacancy ID : 170556
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 20-Feb-2024 12:00
Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email :
Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024 – £44,263 per annum

Expected salary

£36024 – 44263 per year



Job date

Sat, 27 Jan 2024 08:34:11 GMT

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