Research Assistant - Cognitive Neuroscience University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry United Kingdom

Research Assistant - Cognitive Neuroscience


Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford


Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.


Applications are invited for a research assistant for the Brain and Cognition Laboratory (Experimental Psychology) and Oxford Centre for Human Brain Imaging (OHBA) (Psychiatry). You will be working on a project that aims to explore how magnetoencephalography (MEG) can be used to develop early biomarkers for the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, led by Professor Kia Nobre. You will be based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

 

The post is for a fixed-term (funded to 29 February 2020).

 

You will be expected to take an active role supporting behavioural, MEG/EEG, MRI and PET studies being carried out as part of the programme of research. Activities will range from recruiting and scheduling participants through to analysing data and presenting results. The varied portfolio of activities will suit individuals with a keen interest in the translational cognitive neuroscience studies of neurodegeneration.

 

You will have first degree (2:1 or above) in psychology, cognitive neuroscience or a relevant area of science, with interest in scientific research into human cognition and a commitment to research. High levels of energy, motivation, resourcefulness and self-reliance will be crucial to this post. Experience in collecting MEG data and managing a research project as well as knowledge of (or ability to learn) MATLAB would be desirable.

 

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as part of your application

 

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 18 January 2019.

 

Contact Person : HR Administrator

Vacancy ID : 138602


Contact Phone : 01865 618204

Closing Date : 18-Jan-2019


Contact Email : vacancies@psych.ox.ac.uk


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