UCL Department / Division: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Specific unit / Sub department: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
Hours : Full Time
Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £28,621 - £ 30,180 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
An MRC funded research assistant position is available at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London. The candidate will work with Dr Oliver Robinson on an MRC funded project entitled "Tuning The Neural Circuitry Of Affective Biases In Depression"
Duties and responsibilities of the candidate will be participant coordination (recruitment and scheduling of participants; booking testing rooms, scanner time, subject transportation) data collection and secure data storage. The candidate will also be involved in the analysis of data (behavioural and functional imaging), programming and devising neuropsychological tasks and preparing findings for publication. This position is funded for three years in the first instance.
The candidate will have, or will expect to receive, a strong (1st or upper 2.1) degree in neuroscience, psychology or related subject or a masters level qualification in Neuroscience, Psychology or Mental Health (distinction or merit) or both. The candidate should be organized and have good interpersonal skills as required for interacting with participants and working as a part of a team. Experience running psychological experiments, especially those involving pharmacology, neuroimaging and/or patients with mental illnesses is highly desirable. Experience with designing experiments (e.g. programming neurocognitive tasks) and analysing data (e.g. using SPSS/Matlab) is also highly desirable.
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