Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Oxford - Department of Experimental Psychology

Department of Experimental Psychology, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford

Applications are invited for a research assistant to work on a project funded by the US Intelligence Advanced Research Projects activity (IARPA) that aims to improve adaptive reasoning and problem solving, with Professors Roi Cohen Kadosh and Nick Yeung. This funding is available as soon as possible for 24 months.

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in psychology/neuroscience or a related field, have a strong background in conducting and running transcranial electrical stimulation and/or EEG experiments and a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications. Prior work on projects involving cognitive learning/training, and strong statistical knowledge is essential. Applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate that they are both self-motivated and able to work collaboratively.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 14 November 2016, interviews will be held on the 22 November 2016.

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