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Please see below job advert from Cardiff. If you are interested in further details or wish to apply please go to and look for reference 3457BR

Research Associate (Neurofeedback)
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (MRC CNGG)/
Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC)
Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences
Cardiff School of Medicine

"We are looking for a cognitive or computational neuroscientist with a background in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to work on the development of fMRI-based neurofeedback as a treatment for substance use disorders. The successful applicant will have a PhD or industrial experience in a relevant discipline, proven experience in fMRI and the neuroscience of motivation and behaviour change. A thorough understanding of the needs of clinical trials and clinical governance is also crucial. Further training will be available in real-time fMRI and psychometric assessment of addiction. CUBRIC is one of the world's leading neuroimaging centres, and our group is at the forefront of the development of neurofeedback techniques for the treatment and rehabilitation of mental and neurological disorders.

The post-holder will be part of an enthusiastic team of researchers from several academic and industrial partners in the BRAINTRAIN consortium, which is funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission. Ample opportunity for professional development, for example through regular retreats and conference attendance, will be provided. Cardiff University has a vibrant neuroscience community and has recently established a Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute. The facilities at CUBRIC include 3 and 7 Tesla MRI, MEG, EEG and TMS.
For further information please visit:
Informal Enquires about the position should be directed to:Professor David Linden: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The position is full time (35 hours) and fixed term until 31 October 2017, starting 1 August 2015 or soon thereafter.

Salary: £31,342 - £37,394 (Grade 6) but please note that it is anticipated a maximum starting salary for this post will be £33,242 per annum.
Date Advert Posted: Friday 5 June 2015
Closing Date: Monday 22 June 2015
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received"