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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jul 03, 2015.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral cognitive neuroscience research position to work in the Memory Laboratory at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

Applicants should have, or be soon to receive, a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or related disciplines, and must have a strong interest, evidenced by first-authored peer-reviewed publications, in studying long-term memory processes in healthy individuals and in those with psychiatric disorders. Previous experience leading functional and structural MRI experiments, involving collecting and analysing data in patients with schizophrenia, is necessary, as are experience with brain stimulation techniques (e.g., TMS, tDCS) and computer programming skills (Matlab or Python). 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 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 post is full-time and available for 1 year in the first instance.

Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Dr Jon Simons (jss30@cam.ac.uk)

Interviews are anticipated to take place in July 2015

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.

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 PJ06495 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.

University Lecturer

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Jun 08, 2015.

Applications are invited for the post of University Lecturer in the Department of Psychology to take up appointment from 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates in one of the following areas of psychology may be preferred: comparative cognition, animal behaviour, decision-making, learning and memory; and behavioural genetics. They should be qualified to PhD level and have be able to provide evidence of significant research achievements, together with a strong record of successfully developing and delivering undergraduate teaching at university level.

Standard duties for a University Lecturer include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The posts are 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. There are excellent clinical links, including via the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute.

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

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 PJ06196 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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