Open Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position

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Open Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position

Post by yinfen » 30 May 2013, 02:23

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position in the Field of Neural (EEG) Signal Processing, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation & Pattern Recognition at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)

Responsibilities: Successful candidate is required to participate full-time on a project work that is to explore the hybrid measurement (TMS-EEG) in investigating the impact of sTMS and pTMS in selective attention of schizophrenia patients. The position involves:
(a) design new stimulation and experiment paradigms combining TMS & EEG,
(b) develop/implement advanced signal processing techniques to quantify objectively the neural correlates of selective attention reflected in ALRs using, and
(c) preliminary testing with computational intelligence methodologies for selective attention analysis and diagnosis in schizophrenia patients.

Requirements: Applicants should be highly motivated to work on an interdisciplinary research. A BSc/BEng in biomedical engineering/bioengineering, electrical/electronic engineering, or a closely related field is required. Candidates with strong engineering expertise (i.e., experience in hardware implementation, Matlab/Simulink and digital signal processing) are preferred. Experience in EEG or TMS is desirable but not required. Complementary skills in computer science, and/or neuroscience would also be valuable. Excellent communication and collaboration skills are required as the selected GRA will be expected to work closely with collaborators.

Position Description: The project is expected to commence on June 2013. Successful candidate MUST register as a Master (Full Research) student at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM). Candidate will receive monthly allowances of RM1500 (max) for a duration of 18 months (possibly 3 months extension based on performance). The research will be conducted at 1) the Graduate Research Lab, FKEKK, UTeM, Hang Tuah Jaya, 76100 Durian Tunggal, Melaka, Malaysia and 2) Neurology/Psychiatric Unit, UKM Medical Centre, Jalan Ya'acob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, 56000 Kuala Lumpur.

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Interested applicants should send an email consisting of a CV, with ‘GRA-TMS/EEG’ in the subject line, to Yin Fen Low (

Yin Fen Low, Dr. rer. med
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering (FKEKK)
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
Hang Tuah Jaya, Durian Tunggal, 76100,
Melaka, Malaysia.
Tel (o):+6065552139
Fax: +6065552112

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Re: Open Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position

Post by mellisa_8 » 22 Oct 2013, 23:42

Hi just wanted to know if my cousin who has done his degree from Thunderbird laureate alumni is eligible for this post or not? He is not sure for the same and asked me to help him out.

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Re: Open Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position

Post by sheena01 » 17 Oct 2014, 08:17

Please let me know if you have more openings now. My sister is eligible for this post. Please notify me of future opening via email. Thanks in advance.
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