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Research Assistant (Fixed term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 08, 2017.

The Department of Psychology is seeking to appoint a full-time research assistant to support cognitive neuroscience and experimental psychology projects with children, adolescents and adults. The job offers an opportunity to work with brain electro-physiological and behavioural data.

Applicants should have a BA, BSc and/or Masters degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, psychology), have documented experience in cognitive neuroscience data analysis and publication. A very good understanding of statistics and time series analysis is essential.

The post-holder will be based in Central Cambridge (Downing Site).

The position is available from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of 12 months.

Informal enquiries may be sent to Dr Denes Szucs (ds377@cam.ac.uk)

Further information may be downloaded below.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12416 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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EEG Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 05, 2017.

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Assistant to work on a longitudinal project investigating auditory and motor processing abilities and language development in infants using EEG and motion capture. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Psychology (Centre for Neuroscience in Education) and will be joining a team headed by Professor Usha Goswami (see: http://www.cnebabylab.psychol.cam.ac.uk/). The position is available from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants should ideally have a degree in psychology, neuroscience or linguistics or a related discipline, and experience of administering EEG experiments, ideally involving an EGI system. Applicants will require the capacity to work independently within the current team to ensure the smooth running of the EEG laboratory and smooth running of the testing of the infant cohort (120 infants, 8 repeated monthly visits from age 2 months). Applicants will also carry out home test visits to collect language data once infants are aged 18 months.

Excellent organisational and communication skills are required, and prior experience with infants would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Usha Goswami (ucg10@cam.ac.uk).

Further information may be downloaded below.

Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week beginning 24 July 2017

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2021 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12395 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Research Assistant (Fixed Term) (Part time)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 05, 2017.

Applications are invited for a part time (up to 22 hours per week), Cambridge University funded research assistant position starting from, 1 August 2017. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Psychology and will join the laboratory of Dr Tristan Bekinsctein (see: http://www.ccc-lab.org/), working directly for Dr Daniel Bor. The lab investigates consciousness and cognition during different states of consciousness and its transitions. The research spans from wakefulness, drowsiness and sleep, to disorders of consciousness and altered states.

Within this remit, Dr Bor is investigating the role of conscious level and arousal on cognitive performance, how age modulates this relationship, and the neural underpinnings of these effects. To explore these issues, Dr Bor is primarily using the Cam-CAN dataset, which includes fMRI, MEG and behavioural data on hundreds of volunteers across the adult lifespan. The successful candidate will work with Dr Bor on this project, by developing and using advanced brain-scanning data processing and analysis methods. Most of this work will require programming skills, especially in Matlab.

Applicants must have a good science, computer science, mathematics or engineering degree, and preferably a higher degree in a relevant subject. Experience in programming or M/EEG or fMRI analysis would be highly desirable.

If you are prepared to face intellectual challenges and wish to develop your scientific skills, while working in a team, we would like to hear from you.

Informal enquiries can be made to Daniel Bor (db246@cam.ac.uk).

Further details may be downloaded below.

Fixed term: the funds for this part-time post, of up to 22 hours per week, are available until 31st January 2018 (though an extension is possible, depending on whether funds are made available).

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12305 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

EEG Research Associate/Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 02, 2017.

Applications are invited for a full-time EEG Research Associate/Research Assistant to work on a longitudinal project investigating auditory and motor processing abilities and language development in infants using EEG and motion capture. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Psychology (Centre for Neuroscience in Education) and will be joining a team headed by Professor Usha Goswami (see: http://www.cnebabylab.psychol.cam.ac.uk/). The position is available from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants should have (or be close to completing) a PhD in psychology, neuroscience, linguistics or a related discipline, and have experience of designing, administering and analysing EEG experiments involving oscillatory paradigms and time-frequency analyses. They require excellent mathematical and technical skills (e.g. Matlab).

Applicants will require the capacity to work independently within the current team to ensure the smooth running of the EEG laboratory and smooth running of the testing of the infant cohort (120 infants, 8 repeated monthly visits from age 2 months). Excellent organisational and communication skills are required, and prior experience with infants would be an advantage.

The salary if appointed as a Research Associate will be £30,175 - £38,183 per annum. The salary if appointed as a Research Assistant will be £25,298 - £29,301 with promotion to Research Associate on attainment of PhD.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Usha Goswami (ucg10@cam.ac.uk).

Further information may be downloaded below.

Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week of 24 July 2017.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2021 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records) check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12376 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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Research Centre Coordinator (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 01, 2017.

Applications are invited for a full-time Administrator to support the research activities of Professor Usha Goswami, Director of the Centre for Neuroscience in Education (http://cne.psychol.cam.ac.uk/). The post-holder has responsibility for providing a broad range of administrative services to support Professor Goswami's research, and to support the day-to-day running of her lab. This includes pre- and post-award research project administration, including for EU projects, co-ordinating staffing and equipment to maximise efficiency, financial management of resources, organizing databases, assisting with publications and ensuring research compliance for experimental studies.

This is a wide-ranging position which would suit a self-motivated individual who is experienced in working in a diverse team and able to perform effectively under multiple demands.

Applicants should be educated to first degree level or have level 6 vocational qualifications or an equivalent level of practical experience and have experience in a similar administrative position, ideally within a scientific research setting. Excellent organisational skills, complete reliability and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential, as is meticulous attention to detail. Comprehensive IT skills for administration including the use of databases are required. A high standard of numeracy with proven ability in managing resources is expected. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a proven ability to summarise information and provide advice.

Informal inquiries about this post may be sent to Professor Usha Goswami, ucg10@cam.ac.uk. or Dr Jeanne Estabel (je353@cam.ac.uk)

Further information may be downloaded below.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2021 the first instance with a possibility of extension until 31 August 2023.

Interviews expected to be held in week commencing 3 July 2017.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12329 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

HR Administrator

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 26, 2017.

The Department of Psychology delivers excellence in Teaching and Research within the School of Biological Sciences.

The Department of Psychology is seeking a friendly and enthusiastic full time Human Resources Administrator to deliver all HR activities to support approximately 200 academic, research and support staff.

Reporting to the Departmental Administrator, the post holder will be the first point of contact for HR queries and working closely with the University Central HR teams to ensure the Department complies with employment legislation and University best practice. The post holder is a key team player within a dynamic Department to deliver a professional, timely and efficient HR service. The post holder will manage the recruitment process from receiving notification of a vacancy, advertisement and arranging interviews and coordinating appointment paperwork.

This is a varied post which requires excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, alongside the ability to prioritise and to work under pressure to meet deadlines. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also required, as well as a proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to change. The post holder will also manage the receptionist and reception area.

Education to at least A level standard (English/Math) is a requirement as are good IT skills including word-processing, email and use of the bespoke HR systems and Internet.

Previous experience in a demanding environment is essential. An HR qualification e.g. Certificate in Personal Practice CPP/CIPD or equivalent and management experience is desirable.

Inquiries with respect to the post may be sent to Dr Jeanne Estabel (je353@cam.ac.uk). Further information may be downloaded below.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week beginning 3 July 2017.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12328 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Unestablished University Lecturer

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on May 24, 2017.

Applications are invited for an Unestablished University Lectureship in the Department of Psychology to take up appointment from 1 September 2017 (to include 1 month starting-up time), or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants should have expertise in the area of human perception or sensory neuroscience (including vision, audition, multisensory integration). Applicants should be qualified to PhD level and have a proven academic interest in the subject together with a strong record of successfully developing and delivering teaching at university level in one or more of these areas.

Standard duties for a University lecturer include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The post is based in central Cambridge.

Information about the Department and the research interests of members of staff can be found at www.psychol.cam.ac.uk.

Further information may be downloaded below.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of Department, Professor Trevor Robbins; twr2@cam.ac.uk.

The funding for this post is available until 30 September 2022.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PJ12282 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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