PostDoc Position Available

PostDoc Position Available


A full-time, 3 year PostDoc position in Metabolic Neuroimaging is available at the School of Physics & Astronomy of the Cardiff University, United Kingdom under the supervision of Dr. Mike Germuska. This post is part of an exciting collaboration between the School of Physics and Astronomy and the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).

Research Associate in Metabolic Neuroimaging (10781BR)

We are seeking a Research Associate to work closely with Dr Mike Germuska in support of a research programme funded by a Sir Henry Dale Wellcome Trust Fellowship. You will be involved in the development and application of neuroimaging methods to assess human brain physiology and energy metabolism.  A significant aspect of the research will focus on the development of deuterium metabolic imaging at 7T.  You will be experienced in the analysis of neuroimaging data and will have a PhD relevant to this or related fields. You will have practical experience in the acquisition and/or modelling of physiological and/or metabolic MRI data. Experience with pulse sequence programming (preferably IDEA) and advanced signal processing methods will be an advantage for this position

This post is part of an exciting collaboration between the School of Physics and Astronomy and the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC). CUBRIC is world-renowned for combining cutting-edge neuroimaging and sophisticated physiological measurements to investigate cerebral physiology. The cutting-edge facilities at CUBRIC include two 3T high-end research MRI systems, a 3T microstructure (ultra-high gradient) MRI system, 7T human MRI, MEG, EEG, TMS, tDCS, NIRS, a high-performance computing cluster and a clinical research facility. The post represents a great opportunity to work at a world-class imaging facility and to help shape the budding collaboration between the School of Physics and Astronomy and CUBRIC.

The position is full-time, fixed term for 3 years and available from January 2021, but the precise starting date is negotiable.

Salary: £33,797 – £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)


In advance of submitting a full application, applicants are encouraged to engage in informal discussions with Mike Germuska. For informal enquiries about working at Cardiff University, please email PhysicsHR@cardiff.ac.uk

All applications should be made via the Cardiff University Jobs website.

Date advert posted: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Closing date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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