[Face-research-list] PhD studentship at Brunel University London

Lúcia Garrido garridolucia at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 14:12:49 GMT 2015

Dear All

I am advertising a PhD studentship at Brunel University, fully funded by
the Leverhulme Trust, to work on a project about multisensory processing of
faces and voices. I attached the advert and also copied it below.


*Application for PhD Studentship*

*College of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences –
Division of Psychology*

The College has a full-time PhD studentship beginning any time between 1st May
and 1st October 2015 available in its Division of Psychology.  The
studentship is funded by a Leverhulme Research Grant awarded to Dr Lúcia
Garrido (Brunel University London), Dr Carolyn McGettigan (Royal Holloway),
and Dr Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).  The
principal supervisor will be Lúcia Garrido.  The successful applicant will
join this team of researchers and contribute to a project investigating
multisensory processing of faces and voices in the human brain using fMRI.

The studentship funds an annual stipend of £15,863 plus full time Home/EU
tuition fees for three years, research support, and conference attendance.

Brunel University London is located in Uxbridge, Middlesex to the west of
central London.  Our research facilities include a 3T MRI scanner (shared
with three other Universities and located at Royal Holloway), an EEG
laboratory, an eye tracker, and dedicated laboratories and cubicles for

Please contact Lúcia Garrido by e-mail at lucia.garrido at brunel.ac.uk for
any informal enquiries.


Applicants must have a first or upper second (or equivalent) undergraduate
degree in a Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Sciences, or related
discipline.  A post-graduate master’s degree in one of these subject areas
is desirable but not necessary.  If you are a non-native speaker and have
not been awarded a degree by a University in the UK, you must demonstrate
English language skills to IELTS 7.0 (minimum 6.0 in any section) or
equivalent.  Applicants should be enthusiastic, well motivated, and be able
to work both independently and collaboratively as part of the research
team.  Programming skills (e.g.: using Matlab or Python) and experience
with fMRI will be valued.

*How to Apply*

If you wish to apply for this PhD studentship, please e-mail the following
to chls-pgr-office at brunel.ac.uk <chls-pgr-admin at brunel.ac.uk>

1.     A detailed, up-to-date CV (no page limit);

2.     A personal statement (one A4 page maximum) indicating why you would
be suitable for the proposed project, and explaining your motivation and

3.     Transcript of your undergraduate (and postgraduate if applicable)

4.     Names and contact details for two academic referees.

The closing date for applications is *Friday 27th February 2015 at 5 pm*.

If you would like further information about how to apply, please contact
our PGR Programmes Administrator +44 (0)1895 266 492 or
chls-pgr-office at brunel.ac.uk
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