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Image Analysis Developer Position Available

The Genes to Cognition Program (www.genes2cognition.org) directed by Professor Seth Grant is an international collaborative research program integrating multiple methods for the study of basic brain mechanisms and disease.

The successful candidate will make a major contribution to a new molecular 3D brain imaging, and digital atlasing project, and will have PhD or equivalent experience in image analysis or another numerate discipline. He/she will be a good team player, ready to work within a research group driven by a collegiate, collaborative ethos, and be an energetic, independent individual committed to research, with experience of algorithms and implementation, object-orientated programming, high-throughput data analysis, and collaborative software development. In addition specific experience of brain image processing and participation in joint projects would be advantageous. He/She may also expect to work cooperatively within the Human Brain Project.

Candidates should possess a degree in a numerate discipline, and PhD or equivalent experience, with 3+ years of experience in software development, supporting either scientific research projects, or another data-intensive domain in a professional environment. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered. Experience should include data storage technologies, computer networking and Linux server setup and maintenance, ideally including virtualization.

The study is funded by European Union research grants and is funded full-time until 31st December 2015.


Please make informal enquiries to g2c_admin@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk and apply formally for the post at Edinburgh University Jobs vacancy reference: 022290, closing date 29th November 2013.

© G2C 2014. The Genes to Cognition Programme received funding from The Wellcome Trust and the EU FP7 Framework Programmes:
EUROSPIN (FP7-HEALTH-241498), SynSys (FP7-HEALTH-242167) and GENCODYS (FP7-HEALTH-241995).

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