Current Vacancies

Post-doctoral Scientist (IRC196393)

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £27,084 – £29,567 per annum
Hours: Full
Contract: Fixed term
Placed: 23rd June 2015
Closing Date: 31st July 2015
Interview Date: 26th August 2015

Post-doctoral Scientist – MRC/CSO Institute of Hearing Research in Glasgow, Scotland.

“Investigating the Feasibility of Controlling Hearing-aid Directionality Using In-Ear Electrodes to Measure Eye Position.”

This post will be externally funded by a grant from the Oticon Foundation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Post-doctoral Scientist to join our Auditory Disability and Spatial Learning team at the MRC/CSO Institute of Hearing Research.

To join us you will need:

  • A PhD in hearing research, experimental psychology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or a related field.
  • An outstanding expertise in digital signal processing.
  • Experience with experiment design, implementation, analysis, write-up, and dissemination.
  • Background with biosignals (EOG, ECG, EMG), embedded coding, electronics, R, inertial motion sensors, motion tracking, and/or hearing aid signal processing.
  • A strong publication record.

Full training will be given in all aspects of the job.  (IHR encourages a learning environment and the senior staff are always willing to teach and explain). There will also be the opportunity to attend relevant MRC training courses to develop broader-based skills important for further career development.

Applications are handled by the UK Shared Business Services; to apply please visit our job board at  and upload your CV along with a covering letter stating why you are applying for this role (when saving your documents please include IRC 196393 in the file name) and a sample of your writing. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867000 and quote the reference number.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dr Owen Brimijoin at

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