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Current Ear Institute Job Vacancies

The UCL Ear Institute provides state-of-the-art research facilities across a wide range of disciplines including the study of the auditory system function and associated technologies, the molecular and cellular basis of hearing and the genetics of hearing and deafness. If you wish to join the Ear Institute, the following positions are currently available:

PhD Studentship -  Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

Stipend: Approximately £16,000
Duration of studentship: 3 years
Supervisors:

A 3 year, Action on Hearing Loss (AoHL) – funded, PhD studentship in auditory cognitive neuroscience is available at the UCL Ear Institute. The student will be supervised by Dr. Maria Chait and Dr. Debi Vickers. The project will use psychophysics, eye tracking, and EEG functional brain imaging to investigate auditory scene analysis capabilities in normal and hearing-impaired listeners.

The UCL Ear Institute provides state-of-the-art research facilities across a wide range of disciplines and is one of the foremost centres for hearing, speech and language-related research within Europe. More info about the work in Chait lab can be found on the labpage:

Person Specification

Applicants should have a UK/EU nationality and a 1st class, or upper 2nd degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Audiology,Psychology, Neuroscience, Engineering). Previous experience with auditory research, signal processing and/or acoustics is desirable.

Eligibility

Due to funding restrictions the post is only open to UK/EU citizens.

How to apply

For an informal discussion, or to submit an application please contact Dr. Maria Chait (m.chait@ucl.ac.uk). Applicants should submit a mailto:d.vickers@ucl.ac.uksupporting statement, a CV, and the details of two academic referees.  The studentship includes fees and a yearly stipend at the standard UCL rate (about £16000;  tax free). 

Closing date for applications is 12 June 2015

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