Research Assistant

University of Cambridge - Division of Neurology

*Neurochemical, behavioural and cognitive changes in patients with Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration*

We are looking for a Graduate Research Assistant to work with Professor James B. Rowe at the Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the University of Cambridge, with immediate effect until 30/11/2019 in order to assist in studies investigating the neurochemical, behavioural, and cognitive changes in patients with various dementia subtypes. 

The University of Cambridge provides an exciting research and training environment and Professor Rowe's group has strong collaborations among Clinical Neurosciences and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

The successful candidate will have graduated in neuroscience, psychology or related fields with evidence of exceptional academic performance and with knowledge and/or experience in neuropsychological testing and brain imaging such as M/EEG and MRI. Excellent communication skills are essential and experience of working with clinical populations would be an advantage.

For more information contact Prof James B. Rowe (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2019 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is the 7th November 2017, with interviews likely to take place mid November.

Please quote reference RR13591 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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