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Human Testing Technician

The University of Edinburgh - Linguistics and English Language

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £23,067 to £26,715 per annum. UE05
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th March 2020
Closes: 30th March 2020
Job Ref: 051744

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a full time Human Testing Technician for a fixed-term period of approximately 15 months.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious researcher to work as a Human Testing Technician on the research project “The Evolution of Linguistic Complexity”, funded by the European Research Council and led by Prof Kenny Smith. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of experimental materials, recruiting participants and running experiments.

This position requires someone with an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Linguistics or a neighbouring discipline, the ability to set up and run experiments, experience of data collection with adults, good organisational skills, and the ability to work flexibly depending on the availability of volunteer participants. The post will be based in the school.

The post is available from the 1st June 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, and will cover a fixed term duration of approximately 15 months (depending to start date).

Closing Date: 5pm GMT on 30 March 2020

Interviews are anticipated to be held sometime during April/May 2020.

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button above.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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