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Position: Research Fellow in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Institution: University College London
Department: Clinical, Education and Health Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This post is funded by an ESRC grant awarded to Dr. Nikolaus Steinbeis. It offers the opportunity for an outstanding, high-potential, early-career researcher to make a substantial contribution to research into child development and the behavioral and neural development of prosocial behaviour. The post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a new longitudinal research project using experimental approaches including fMRI. This role will entail development of experimental paradigms for a novel battery of neurocognitive measures, recruitment of a hard-to-reach population as well as children from school settings, testing child participants, data analysis and preparation of results for publication
Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology), a variety of analysis skills, excellent organizational skills, experience of managing large-scale projects, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. The candidate will possess particularly strong skills in functional imaging analysis and computational modelling
   
Text: Research Fellow in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, - Ref:1873886 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Clinical, Education and Health Psychology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36.028 - £37,008 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Fellow posts in the Developmental Change and Plasticity Lab (www.dcp-lab.org) in the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at UCL. This post is funded by an ESRC grant awarded to Dr. Nikolaus Steinbeis. It offers the opportunity for an outstanding, high-potential, early-career researcher to make a substantial contribution to research into child development and the behavioral and neural development of prosocial behaviour. The post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a new longitudinal research project using experimental approaches including fMRI. This role will entail development of experimental paradigms for a novel battery of neurocognitive measures, recruitment of a hard-to-reach population as well as children from school settings, testing child participants, data analysis and preparation of results for publication. The post is funded for 1 year, in the first instance with a possibility of a renewal of two more years. Key Requirements The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology), a variety of analysis skills, excellent organizational skills, experience of managing large-scale projects, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. The candidate will possess particularly strong skills in functional imaging analysis and computational modelling. 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 see www.dcp-lab.org 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 Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in 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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