Research Assistant in Psychology

Nottingham Trent University - School of Psychology - College of Business Law & Social Sciences

Campus: City site

Additional Information: This role is fixed term for 12 months

The Psychology Department at Nottingham Trent University is seeking to employ a Research Assistant at Grade E for a project investigating memory and inhibition in older adults.

This project will utilise eye-tracking and neuroimaging technology to establish behavioural and functional differences between young adults, healthy older adults, and older adults suffering from mild cognitive impairment. The research team aim to establish new insights into the development of dementia and into other age-related cognitive changes.

This is an ideal opportunity for an early career researcher to make a valuable contribution to impactful research, and to develop high-level skills in the area of cognitive psychology and neuroimaging (EEG). The successful candidate will assist the project lead in designing, setting up, and running experiments. Specific duties may include, for example, statistical analysis, contributing to conference presentations and publications, and liaising with non-academic audiences and stakeholders, etc.

You will have demonstrated excellence at both an undergraduate level (2.1 or higher in a Psychology degree or equivalent) and masters level (commendation or above), have good knowledge of core areas of psychology, and have experience in conducting research from conception through to dissemination.

Closing date – 19 January 2018

Interview date – To Be Confirmed

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Stephen Badham, Senior Lecturer, on +44 (0)7814 566362 or via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

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This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

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