|Salary:||£29,762 to £32,411 with potential progression once in post to £36,333, Grade 6|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||11th June 2023|
Fixed Term Contract up to June 2024
We are seeking a motivated Research Associate to join the Adaptive Learning Psychology and Neuroscience Lab (Dr. Zhang; https://lei-zhang.net/) and the Motivation and Social Neuroscience Lab (Dr. Apps; https://www.msn-lab.com). The labs study the cognitive, computational and neurobiological basis of (social) learning and decision-making in healthy adults, across the lifespan and in neurological and psychiatric disorders. This post is funded by Fellowships and grants from the MRC, BBSRC, ERC, Wellcome Trust and Jacobs Foundation, totalling over £4m.
An initial 1-year Research Associate position is available from 10th July 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The main focus of this role will be on the collection of data from behavioural and neuroimaging experiments (e.g.fMRI). In addition, the post holder may be involved in behavioural, psychopharmacology, and neuroimaging studies involving children, adolescents and older adults. The Research Associate is also expected to help with ethical approval, finance administration, and contributing to the writing of manuscripts for publication.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Desirable selection criteria
Please include a copy of your academic CV, as well a maximum 2-page cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position and fit to the position’s selection criteria.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr. Lei Zhang (email@example.com) or Dr. Matthew Apps (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click the 'Apply' button.
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