Research Assistant

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Medicine, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to provide support within a research team studying schizophrenia. 

The post will primarily involve recruitment, interviewing and imaging of patients with schizophrenia (and some healthy controls). The post holder will receive appropriate training to carry out the cognitive testing, clinical ratings, Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) that form the basis of the project.

In addition, the post holder will contribute to the overall research performance of the Schools and University, carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals, pursuing excellence in research and inspiring others to do the same.

This post is full time (35 hours per week), is available immediately and is fixed term for one year.

Salary £26,052 - £30,175 per annum (Grade 5), but please note that it is anticipated the maximum starting salary for this post will be £26,052 per annum.

Cardiff University is currently undertaking a pre-employment checking pilot scheme across limited areas of the institution.  Under this pilot scheme, this post has been identified as being subject to the following pre-employment checks: 

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Further information about pre-employment checking can be made available upon request.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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