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Position: Research Assistant in Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab
Institution: University College London
Department: Clinical, Education and Health Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for a Research Assistant post in the Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab in the Research Department of Clinical Educational and Health Psychology at UCL, The role will involve working on an ESRC Research funded project: Towards a mechanistic framework of prosocial development" held by Dr Nikolaus Steinbeis (UCL), Dr. Kristen Dunfield (Concordia) and Prof Markus Paulus (LMU); Responsibilities will include recruitment and testing of child participants, data entry and analysis, preparing data for publication. The primary aim of the study is to investigate the development of prosocial behaviour in children aged 3-7 years and the behavioural and neurocomputational mechanisms underlying this development; Funded for 12 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension for another 12 months
Requirements: Applicants must have EITHER a first class undergraduate degree in psychology or neuroscience OR a 2: 1 in an undergraduate degree in psychology or neuroscience and masters level study in a relevant subject area. The candidate needs to be able to work effectively in a busy team environment and have excellent communication skills
   
Text: Research Assistant in Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab (0.8 FTE), - Ref:1873944 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Clinical, Education and Health Psychology Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Part Time Hours per week (%FTE) 29.2 hours per week (80% FTE) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £31,542 per annum pro rata Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Assistant post in the Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab in the Research Department of Clinical Educational and Health Psychology at UCL (www.dcp-lab.org), The role will involve working on an ESRC Research funded project: Towards a mechanistic framework of prosocial development" held by Dr Nikolaus Steinbeis (UCL), Dr. Kristen Dunfield (Concordia) and Prof Markus Paulus (LMU). Responsibilities will include recruitment and testing of child participants, data entry and analysis, preparing data for publication. The primary aim of the study is to investigate the development of prosocial behaviour in children aged 3-7 years and the behavioural and neurocomputational mechanisms underlying this development. Funded for 12 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension for another 12 months Key Requirements Applicants must have EITHER a first class undergraduate degree in psychology or neuroscience OR a 2:1 in an undergraduate degree in psychology or neuroscience AND masters level study in a relevant subject area. The candidate needs to be able to work effectively in a busy team environment and have excellent communication skills. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed below. Please click the apply now button at the bottom of the page. Applications should include a covering letter and CV. Please contact Dr Nikolaus Steinbeis for an informal discussion about the post n.steinbeis@ucl.ac.uk For information about the application process, please contact Sonia Theodoric, s.theodoric@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 3 Feb 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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