Research Assistant - Dementia Studies

University of Oxford - Department of Psychiatry

(2 posts)

Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

We are looking to appoint two research assistants to work on several dementia studies projects within the Department of Psychiatry. The posts are based at the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital.

The posts are for a fixed term (funded to 30 June 2019).

You will be working on dementia studies and will be recruiting participants, scheduling and arranging visits, and conducting neuropsychological assessments. You will work with the trial manager to provide additional support and data input as required and will help prepare summaries and reports on study progress and recruitment. These posts provide excellent experience of clinically relevant research and would suit a person interested in going on to either clinical psychology training or further research. 

You will have a degree (2:1 or above) in Psychology or a relevant discipline along with a strong interest in cognitive neuroscience and clinical psychology, and will be able to work with patients and older participants. With demonstrable experience of conducting neuropsychological assessments, you will have an understanding of research design and experimental methods. The posts may involve travelling which would be facilitated by having access to own reliable transport.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, a CV, and details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 19 January 2018.

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