Research Assistant in Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
13 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department of Psychology

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Friday 22 March 2019
Interview Date:      Friday 29 March 2019

Part-Time, Fixed Term

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in the Department of Psychology

This post is funded by a research grant from QinetiQ Limited awarded to Professor Laura Mickes. The post will involve the use of behavioural and statistical techniques to measure the impact of feedback on reduction of susceptibility to cyber-attacks. The primary duties will include: recruiting

participants, running experiments, and analysing and archiving data.

Applicants should have:

  • a BS in Psychology
  • experience conducting behavioural experiments
  • experience as a research assistance
  • experience designing stimuli

This is a part-time fixed-term post lasting 5 months. The planned start date is 1 April 2019.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

Further information about the department can be found at and information about the laboratory activities can be found at Informal inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr Laura Mickes (tel. +44 (0) 1784 443711 or email

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0319-090

Closing Date: Midnight, 22 March 2019

Interview Date: 29 March 2019

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.