Post-doctoral Research Associate

Aston University - Department of Psychology

Fixed Term (2 years)

Aston University’s Department of Psychology is seeking a researcher to undertake a 2-year project funded by the Leverhulme Trust, on the attentional and memory processes involved in receiving assessment feedback.

The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day running of a series of lab experiments, which will involve a combination of eye-tracking and standard memory testing approaches to collect data on cognitive processing of feedback. The successful candidate will contribute to the activities necessary to complete the project on time, including the dissemination of findings via journal articles and presentations at academic and non-academic meetings.

You will have a PhD (or nearly completed PhD) in Psychology or a related subject and direct experience of using experimental methods in the context of social/behavioural sciences.  A background of researching in applied cognitive psychology is desirable. The project will begin on February 1st, 2017.

If you require any further information, please contact Dr Robert Nash

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Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.  If you do not have access to the internet, telephone 0121-204-4500 and leave your name and address quoting R160387

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