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Vacancies within Department of Experimental Psychology

There are currently 3 vacancies within Department of Experimental Psychology:

Title Closes Salary
Assistant Psychologist and Research Co-ordinator Jan. 16, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.
Executive Assistant to the Departmental Administrator Jan. 16, 2019, noon Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.
Part-time Assistant Psychologist and Research Co-ordinator (2 posts) Jan. 16, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a. (pro rata)

Assistant Psychologist and Research Co-ordinator

Closes: Jan. 16, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Cognitive Neurology Group led by Professor Masud Husain hosts a wide range of research associated with decision-making, motivation and working memory in healthy people and patients with neurological disorders. The group is part of the newly formed Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (WIN).</p><br> <p>This is a fixed-term post for 3 years funded by the Wellcome Trust</p><br> <p>The post is available for a highly motivated researcher to integrate into a team of scientists and clinicians developing new methods to study memory and motivation in healthy people, patients with focal lesions, Parkinson&#146;s disease, Alzheimer&#146;s disease and vascular dementia/small vessel cerebrovascular disease.</p><br> <p>The postholder will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research in healthy participants and patients, and will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including students. The wide portfolio of activities include running, processing and analysing data, learning to programme experimental tasks and contributing to the design of behavioural and/or neuroimaging experiments. You will also assist the laboratory head with running the lab.</p><br> <p>The successful candidate will hold a 2.1 (or above) Bachelor&#146;s degree, have completed a period of training in psychology, neuroscience or related field, and show demonstrable knowledge of psychology or cognitive neuroscience. As well as excellent organisation and communication skills, knowledge of and experience using statistical methods is essential for this role.</p><br> <p>If you are interested in this role and have the skills we are looking for please apply on line. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement explaining how you meet the job requirements, and details of two referees as part of your application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 16 January 2019.</p> </div>

Executive Assistant to the Departmental Administrator

Closes: Jan. 16, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Department of Experimental Psychology is seeking a forward thinking, enthusiastic and professional Executive Assistant to support the Departmental Administrator.</p><br> <p>This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a busy environment, juggling multiple tasks and always being one step ahead. The ability to work independently with a proactive and flexible approach is essential. This role in the Department&#146;s administration and support staff team has two key areas of responsibility: Executive Assistant responsibilities and Internal Communications.</p><br> <p>To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience of working as an EA, supporting a senior manager. You will also have impeccable time management and organisational skills, be an excellent communicator and have a good command of written and spoken English. Experience of developing and managing websites and intranets using content management systems, combined with excellent IT skills are essential. This role will require discretion and sensitivity as it may involve handling or having access to confidential information.</p><br> <p>Experience of working within a higher education or research environment would be an advantage.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time permanent position.</p><br> <p>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 16 January 2019 will be considered.</p> </div>

Part-time Assistant Psychologist and Research Co-ordinator (2 posts)

Closes: Jan. 16, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Cognitive Neurology Group led by Professor Masud Husain hosts a wide range of research associated with decision-making, motivation and working memory in healthy people and patients with neurological disorders. The group is part of the newly formed Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (WIN).</p><br> <p>The post is part-time (0.5 FTE) offering 18.75 hours per week funded until 30 October 2020 by the European Commission.</p><br> <p>We are seeking highly motivated research assistants to integrate into a team of scientists and clinicians developing new methods to study short-term memory in Alzheimer&#146;s disease and related conditions. Activities will range from recruiting and scheduling participants through to analysing data and presenting results, and assisting the laboratory head with running the laboratory. The varied portfolio of activities will suit energetic individuals with a keen interest in the scientific study of human cognition.</p><br> <p>You will hold a good undergraduate degree and possess excellent organisation and communication skills and the ability to work independently. Experience of running cognitive studies would be advantageous.</p><br> <p>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application along with details of two referees.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 16 January 2019.</p> </div>