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Research Assistant/Associate x 2 (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 22, 2015.

Applications are invited for two post-doctoral Research Assistant/Associate positions based at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Dr Paul Bays. The successful candidates will work on a Wellcome Trust funded research project investigating how neural noise influences human perception and action. The research combines behavioural testing of working memory, visual attention and decision-making with numerical modelling of underlying cognitive and neural processes. The researchers will design, conduct and analyze research on this project in consultation with Dr Bays, and write and communicate results as scientific papers and in scientific presentations at national and international conferences.

Applicants should have (or be about to receive) a PhD in neuroscience, cognitive science, experimental psychology, physics, mathematics, computer science or other relevant subject, with a strong analytical background. Programming experience with Matlab, C or equivalent is essential. Expertise with Bayesian techniques, neural network models, diffusion decision models or reinforcement learning is an advantage. Applicants will need to demonstrate a record of research success and the ability to work creatively and independently.

The salary range if appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is £28,695 - £37,394 per annum and the salary range if appointed as a Research Assistant is £24,775 - £28,695 per annum with promotion to Postdoctoral Research Associate on attainment of PhD.

The posts are available from 1 October 2015 for a period of 12 months in the first instance.

Further information may be downloaded below.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process please contact Dr Paul Bays (pmb20@cam.ac.uk). More information is available at http://www.paulbays.com/

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.

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.

Please quote reference PJ06669 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.

Animal Technician

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 15, 2015.

Would you like to join our friendly, hardworking team and be actively involved in the daily care and maintenance of our busy Biological facility? Your duties will include husbandry, record keeping, health monitoring, general hygiene and cleaning.

Ideally, you will have the IAT Level 2 Diploma or equivalent. There is a weekend rota with paid overtime.

Further information can be downloaded below.

Please contact Colin Windle (cpw24@cam.ac.uk) with any specific queries about this position.

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

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.

Please quote reference PJ06604 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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