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Senior Research Technician

York NeuroImaging Centre
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
31,604 - 38,832 a year
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Role Description

York Neuroimaging Centre (YNiC) is a state-of-the-art facility at the University of York that provides researchers access to techniques to assess the structure, function and chemistry of the human brain.  YNiC also supports educational programmes, run by the Department of Psychology, that rely on the use of neuroimaging.  The role we seek to fill of Staff Scientist is to provide technical support for the centre and users of it.  The key responsibilities of this role are: To lead implementation of technical infrastructure to support the day-to-day organisation and operation of the research and teaching facilities at York Neuroimaging Centre; to provide guidance, training and theoretical/ scientific/  technical support to project students, postgraduates, academics and research staff within and external to the University.  To meet these responsibilities we seek an individual with scientific training to at least Masters level or equivalent, knowledge of neuroimaging and how to support it and keep it up-to-date.  It is desirable for the role holder to have knowledge and experience of operating neuroimaging equipment and computer programming.  The role holder would also be expected to provide training to others and be able to support research, teaching and clinical use of YNiC.

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