Research Associate - School of Psychology - 95925 - Grade 6

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Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: Temporary

Research Associate - School of Psychology - 95925 - Grade 6 - (200001K9)



Research Associate - 95925

Centre for Human Brain Health, School of Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £27,511 to £30,046, with potential progression once in post to £33,797

Grade 6

Part Time, 20 hours per week, 16 month Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: 8th April 2020

The Research Associate (RA) will assist in research by carrying out MEG/EEG data collection to support an ongoing project on consciousness support by the Templeton World Charity Foundation.  Furthermore, the RA will contact and schedule the participants partaking in the study. 

Summary of Role

Work within specified research grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation 

Operate within area of MEG/EEG data acquisition 

Contribute to publications

The candidate will be working in the Neuronal Oscillations Group and supervised by Prof. Ole Jensen, co-Director of the Centre for Human Brain Health, as well as the postdoctoral researcher associated with the project  

Main Duties / Responsibilities

Collect MEG and EEG data in the Centre for Human Brain Health in predefined research projects

Prepare the participants for EEG/MEG recordings 

Schedule and contact the participants partaking in the study

Help to store and organise the collected data 

Partake in the analysis research data using Matlab or Python

Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters

Develop or adapt technique and methods

Provide guidance as required to support staff and any students who may be assisting with research

Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines

Carry out administrative tasks related directly to the delivery of the research

Promotes equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering an inclusive working culture

Person Specification

Degree or equivalent in cognitive neuroscience or medicine 

Practical experience of applying the MEG and/or EEG techniques

Ability to analyse information and communicate effectively

Ability to access and organise resources successfully

Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly

Informal enquires to Prof. Ole Jensen, email: 


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Primary Location
: GB-GB-Birmingham
: Academic Non-clinical
: Psychology
: Temporary
Job Posting
: 31.03.2020, 7:00:00 PM
Grade (for job description): Grade 6
Salary (Pay Basis)
: 27,511.00
Maximum Salary
: 33,797.00
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