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Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Research Assistant

(Ref. 240314004)

[Appointment period: twelve months]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “High resolution diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI), resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (rs-fMRI) and chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) as biomarkers for differentiation of early Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and subjective cognitive decline (SCD) from cognitively normal elderly adults - a multicentre, multimodality MRI study”.  He/She will be required to:

(a) assist in literature review of the project;

(b) assist in acquisition and analysis of the functional near-infrared red spectroscopy (fNIRS)/fMRI data; and
(c) perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or her delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have an honours degree in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience or other related disciplines or an equivalent qualification; 

(b) have good communication and experimental skills; and

(c) be sensible, empathetic and able to work independently and responsibly.

Preference will be given to those with a publication record covering neuroscience and fMRI.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Zhang Hui Shirley at telephone number 2766 4340 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.


Consideration of applications will commence on 21 March 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 14 March 2024