Research Associate in Developmental Change and Plastcity Lab

University College London - UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

Applications are invited for a Research Associate post in the Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab (www.dcp-lab.org) in the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at UCL. These posts are funded by an ERC grant awarded to Dr. Nikolaus Steinbeis. They offer the opportunity for an outstanding, high-potential, early-career researcher to make a substantial contribution to research into the impact of child development and the behavioral and neural plasticity of behavioral control. The post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a new longitudinal research project using experimental approaches including fMRI. This role will entail development of experimental paradigms for a novel battery of neurocognitive measures,recruitment of children from school settings, testing child participants, data analysis and preparation of results for publication. The post is funded for 2 years, in the first instance.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology), a variety of analysis skills, excellent organizational skills, experience of managing large-scale projects, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. The candidate will possess particularly strong skills in structural brain imaging analysis.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1702709

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Applications should include a covering letter and CV. Please contact Dr Nikolaus Steinbeis for an informal discussion about the post n.steinbeis@ucl.ac.uk see www.dcp-lab.org For information about the application process, please contact Sonia Theodoric, z\s.theodoric@ucl.ac.uk

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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