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Research Assistant at Imperial College London

Imperial College London, UK has an opening postdoctoral associate position in signal processing. The initial contract for this position is two years and posible to extend. Applications should be sent before October 21, 2018.

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments and is committed to increasing its research activity by focusing on engineering-led multidisciplinary growth areas that target a number of global challenges. All of our academic departments are located on a single campus in South Kensington, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research community. You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/staff-benefits/.

The project’s goal is to investigate the neural mechanisms of multisensory speech processing. This involves encephalographic (EEG) recordings of brain activity in response to multisensory speech, and analysis of the data through statistical modeling, such as through deep neural networks.

Applicants should have achieved grades of 70% or higher in their Master degrees in engineering, mathematics, physics or neuroscience with experience in signal processing, machine learning as well as human sensory neuroscience and neurostimulation or -imaging.

You will have: - A degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, physics or neuroscience - Experience of signal processing, machine learning, sensory neuroscience - Previous experience in a research laboratory environment - Knowledge of human auditiory neuroscience, advanced statistical models, multisensory perception - Knowledge of basic research methods and statistical procedures - Knowledge of general laboratory practice, techniques and instrumentation - Creative approach to problem-solving - Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to deal with a wide range of people - Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly for publication - Advanced computer skills - including all Microsoft packages, and the Internet - Discipline and regard for confidentiality and security at all times - Flexible attitude towards work - A meticulous approach and attention to detail You will be: - Able to organise own work with minimal supervision - Able to prioritise own work in response to deadlines - Able to conduct a detailed review of recent literature - Able to develop and apply new concepts - Willing to work as part of a team and to be open-minded and cooperative - Willing to undertake any necessary training for the role The appointment will be for one year.

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