Research jobs at the University of Melbourne
Position: Postdoctoral researcher in Psychology at Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is an Australian public research university in Melbourne, Victoria. It is the second oldest university in Australia whereas it is the oldest in the state of Victoria. In addition to that, this Sandstone University is the member of the Group of Eight, Universitas 21 and also, the member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities. The main campus of the university is located in Parkville, a suburb of Melbourne CBD. Besides, the University has four other campuses in metropolitan Melbourne at Burnley, Southbank, Hawthorn, and Werribee. Moreover, the University of Melbourne offers over 200 degrees programs in the field of Science & Engineering, Law, Health and Nursing, Arts, Information Technology, and so on.
Roles and responsibilities
- Designing and conducting computational neuroimaging studies.
- Acquiring neuroimaging (MEG, EEG, and MRI) and behavioral data from human participants.
- Contribute to the development of new generation Magnetoencephalography (based on Optically Pumped Magnetometers).
- Developing new research ideas aligned with the project.
- Under supervision, participating in research independently and as a member of a research team.
- Producing publications arising from scholarship and research, such as peer-reviewed journal articles.
- Attending/presenting at relevant conferences relevant to the project.
- Assist with advising honors and postgraduate students in the GarridoLab as well as identify and apply for future research funding opportunities.
- Attending the weekly laboratory meeting, and relevant School and Faculty committee meetings.
- Supporting the broad ethos of the School and the School’s compliance with University policies and procedures.
- Also, participate in activities that strengthen the links between the University and the community and which help in the dissemination and utilization of psychological knowledge.
- Furthermore, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) responsibilities whenever needed.
- A Ph.D. or near completion of a Ph.D. in an area of cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, or a cognate field. In addition to that, strong evidence of ability and desire to build an academic career trajectory.
- Experience with data collection and/or analysis of at least one neuroimaging modality (MEG, EEG, or fMRI).
- Strong computational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to articulate research through the presentation in a public forum including conferences.
- Similarly, demonstrated the ability to articulate and publish research in peer-reviewed journals.
- Evidence of well-developed organizational and project management skills.
- Proficiency in relevant programming languages (e.g., Python, R, Matlab).