Postdoctoral Research Associate (University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology)

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Closing Date
21 Nov 2019
£32,817 to £40,322 p.a
Department of Experimental Psychology, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Department of Experimental Psychology, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford 

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to join the newly formed Social Decision Neuroscience lab (SDN) led by Dr Patricia Lockwood investigating the mechanisms underlying social learning and decision-making in health, disease and across the lifespan. 

The post is available in Oxford from 1 January 2020 until 30 June 2020, when the team will move to the Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH) at the University of Birmingham funded until 30 June 2022. The CHBH is a new interdisciplinary research centre with exceptional facilities including MRI, MEG, EEG and brain stimulation. 

The main focus of the role will be the design, collection and analysis of novel model-based behavioural and neuroimaging experiments. As well as recruiting participants and running experiments, you will contribute to writing reports and manuscripts, presenting data, assisting the laboratory head with the supervision of student projects and contributing towards Open Science. 

Candidates should be committed to the development of the role and be willing to relocate with the team for the successful completion of the project. You will hold, or be close to completion, of a PhD in psychology or a related discipline. Experience of conducting experimental research in neuroscience/psychology and programming is essential, as are a solid knowledge of decision science and statistics and experience analysing neuroimaging experiments. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and co-operatively with other members of the research groups, and to act on your own initiative. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 21 November 2019. 

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

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