Research Assistant in Developmental Neuroscience

Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

A full-time research assistant position is available for a highly motivated graduate to work on a programme of research in the Developmental Neuroscience research group, investigating the development of learning and decision strategies across adolescence, and the supporting brain mechanisms.

The role of the research assistant will be to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the project including the recruitment and scheduling of participants and the acquisition of behavioural and neuroimaging data, and assisting the laboratory head.

This is a full-time position, fixed-term for 6 months ending on or before 31 January 2020. The starting date is 1 July 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates should have, or be close to completion of, a good first degree in a psychology or a neuroscience-related discipline. As well as excellent communication and IT skills you should be professional, well-motivated, and be able to work independently and part of a collaborative research team. Candidates with enthusiasm and commitment to research on neural development are encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries about the job, please contact Dr MaryAnn Noonan (

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 10 June 2019, with interviews being held on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-140749