Senior Research Associate

University of East Anglia - School of Psychology - Faculty of Social Sciences

Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term) (RA1434)

The University of East Anglia has some of the most innovative and highly regarded centres for research in the UK. Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Associate in the School of Psychology. The aim of the project is to understand the influence of early sensory experience on the organisation of cognitive processes in the human brain. To this aim, the project will investigate cortical plasticity as a consequence of early or congenital deafness using functional neuroimaging techniques

The successful applicant will be involved in the design and implementation of fMRI studies, data acquisition and analysis, preparation of results for publication, and preparation of data for preservation and sharing. They will be supported at all times to further develop their career and skills, encouraging them to take the initiative in development of research projects, present results to specialist and non-specialist audiences, and acquire new research-related and transferable skills, such as the knowledge of British Sign Language.

Applicants should hold or expect shortly to hold a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biomedicine, Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent qualification and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

The post is available from 1 November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter on a full-time, fixed term contract to 31 July 2020.

The post is subject to a criminal records check at enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

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