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Research Assistant

University of Stirling

Location: Stirling
Salary: £27,116 to £33,309 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th November 2021
Closes: 8th December 2021
Job Ref: FACO1446

The Post

This research project will explore prospective memory skills among autistic individuals. Prospective memory (PM) refers to the ability to remember to perform an intended action at an appropriate future time and is fundamental for independent living. Specifically, this role will involve collecting data exploring PM abilities in autistic adults, using a naturalistic task administered using a mobile app, and organizing a public engagement event/conference. 

The advertised Research Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of this project, and will assist the principle investigator with study design, preparing study material, completing data collection, statistical analysis and writing up research papers for publication. The successful candidate will also be responsible for recruiting adult participants and managing a participant dataset. It is expected that the successful applicant will have a strong background in high-quality empirical psychology research, ideally focusing on the topics of prospective memory and/or autism research. 

Description of Duties

  • Developing and completing the grant research, as outlined in the grant award
  • Contributing to the research culture in Psychology, Faculty Natural Sciences
  • Contributing to experimental design
  • Taking responsibility for participant recruitment

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

  • A Honours degree or MSc in psychology or closely related discipline

Experience/ Knowledge

  • Evidence of being able to conduct thorough empirical research/enquiry independently
  • Good knowledge of methods and theory in experimental psychology (including concepts of prospective and retrospective memory) 

For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/work-at-stirling/list/details/?jobId=2860&jobTitle=Research%20Assistant

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