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Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 16, 2014.

The Cambridge prosociality and well-being lab seeks to appoint a part-time (18.5 hours per week) research assistant to manage a new research project funded by the Cambridge Conservation Institute. The project aims to understand how biodiversity - actual and perceived - is related to well-being. The project relies on the development of several mobile apps, deployment of the apps to the general public and nature enthusiasts, and finally analysis of the data.

Prospective candidates should hold at least a Master's degree in psychology or related fields. Experience with studies that involve smartphone data and event sampling data are strongly desired. Experience with multilevel modeling techniques is also desirable, as are strong project management skills.

Interested applicants should contact Dr Alex Kogan (ak823@cam.ac.uk) with further questions.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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 ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please quote reference PJ04326 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 05, 2014.

The Centre for Neuroscience in Education is seeking to appoint a full-time research assistant to support a project investigating the relationship of mathematical knowledge and working memory performance in children and adults. Candidates must have prior experience of behavioural methods as well as EEG testing and analysis. The post is based in Central Cambridge. Some work will require independent travel within Cambridgeshire and surrounding counties to conduct tests in participants' homes or schools. The EEG work will be conducted in the CNE's dedicated booths on the Downing Site.

The capacity to work independently and to take responsibility for the safe testing of children is essential. The post-holder should have experience in working in a school setting as well as prior experience of behavioral testing of children as well as EEG analysis and design. Applicants must have a good first degree (2.1 or higher) in Psychology or related discipline.

Candidates should note that the job may require work to be conducted in the evenings and after 5pm, especially during term-time.

The position is available from 13 October 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of 24 months.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children's barred list).

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 ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If ou upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be ale to consisder these as part of your application.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please quote reference PJ04228 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 Associate in Cognitive Neuroscience (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 28, 2014.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral cognitive neuroscience research position to work in the Memory Laboratory at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge (http://www.memlab.psychol.cam.ac.uk).

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or related disciplines, and a strong interest, evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, in studying long-term memory processes in healthy individuals and in those with neurological disorders, and/or examining the effects of normal aging on memory abilities. Research in the laboratory uses a number of methods, including behavioural studies, functional neuroimaging (fMRI), electrophysiology (EEG/MEG), and brain stimulation (TMS/tDCS). Previous experience with at least one of these methods (preferably a combination) as well as computer programming skills (Matlab or Python) are necessary. Applicants should have excellent organisational skills, be highly motivated, enjoy working in a vibrant collaborative research environment, and be able to communicate effectively, with evidence of strong scientific writing skills particularly important.

The post is full-time and available for 2 years in the first instance.

Further information may be downloaded below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Jon Simons (jss30@cam.ac.uk).

Interviews to take place in October 2014

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

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 ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If ou upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be ale to consisder these as part of your application.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please quote reference PJ04208 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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