Senior Research Associate Memory - University of East Anglia

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Closing Date
24 Jun 2019
£33,199 to £39,609 per annum
School of Psychology, University of East Anglia
Fixed term until 31 August 2022

A Senior Research Associate post is available to work with Dr Louis Renoult and other team members on a project funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The project focusses on exploring the cognitive and neural correlates of personal semantic memory in young and older adults, including in individuals at genetic risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Healthy and pathological cognitive ageing is an area of expertise at UEA spanning the faculties of Medicine and Social Sciences. The school of Psychology is equipped with a state of the art Brain Vision 64 channel active electrode EEG system. Scanning is conducted at the nearby Norfolk and Norwich Hospital using a 3T (wide bore) GE 750w scanner, which is fully equipped for neuroimaging experiments. 

You will be responsible for conducting behavioural, EEG and MRI experiments with young and older adults. You will also contribute to the design of new experiments and the dissemination of the results at conferences and in journal articles. You will hold a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related discipline, and have experience of the acquisition and analysis of experimental data. You will have research experience with EEG and/or MRI and related analyses and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria detailed in the person specification for this post. You will have relevant programming skills and experience with writing papers for academic journals.

This post is available from 2 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter, on a full-time basis for a fixed-term period until 31 August 2022.

Closing Date: 24 June 2019 

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

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