Research Assistant in Cognitive Neuroscience - Cardiff University

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Closing Date
28 Jul 2019
£27,025 to £31,302 per annum
School of Psychology, Cardiff University
Fixed term until 30th September 2020

We are seeking a Research Assistant to work on a project funded by the BIAL Foundation ( investigating the use of EEG neurofeedback to enhance episodic memory.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and highly organised individual to set-up the study, manage recruitment of participants, and to collect and analyse the data. The successful candidate will carry out the funded project, which involves one large EEG experiment, to be completed within the duration of the post. The role will include opportunities to develop skills and experience across a range of research tasks, including: literature review, study design, data acquisition and analysis.
The post will be based at Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), where the post holder will be part of a welcoming and vibrant research environment. We currently house around 185 researchers and have state-of-the-art equipment, including: 4 human MRI systems (2 x Siemens Prisma 3T, 1 x Siemens Connectom [with 300mT/m gradients], 1 x Siemens 7T), MEG, EEG, a clinical research facility and cognitive testing labs.

For any queries about this role please contact Dr Lisa Evans (
This is a full-time, fixed-term post available from the 1st October 2019 to 30th September 2020.

Salary: £27,025 - £31,302 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 5). It is not expected to appoint above £27,025 per annum, point 23.
Closing Date: Sunday, 28 July 2019

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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Contact Details

Dr Lisa Evans: