Research Assistant in Pyschology

London, United Kingdom
06 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

We are looking for a part-time, two days/week, Research Assistant to join our Psychology department to work on a functional MRI project recently funded by the Rosetrees Trust on a fixed term basis for 3 years. We are seeking highly motivated applicants with postgraduate qualifications in psychology, neuroscience or related areas who are aspiring to develop an academic career. The candidate will work in the Centre for Cognition, Neuroimaging and Neuroscience as part of an on-going research project that is investigating the effects of trait anxiety upon attentional control and how this can be modulated using real-time functional MRI neurofeedback. The successful applicant will be responsible for participant recruitment and data collection for the study and experience of functional MRI data collection and data analysis would be desirable.

This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of southwest London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. We are proud of our achievements as a Post 1992 University and continue to build upon them.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: Friday 27 July 2018

It is expected that interviews will be held on: w/c 27 August 2018

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.