Research Assistant for Dyslexia BCI (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
July 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Full time
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Research Assistant for Dyslexia BCI (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Assistant to collect data with school pupils aged 8-15 years using a Brain-Computer Interface to enhance language processing in children with dyslexia.

The successful candidate will be based in the Department of Psychology (Centre for Neuroscience in Education) and will be joining a team headed by Professor Usha Goswami (see: https: // www. The position is available from 1 October 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants should ideally have a degree in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or related disciplines, and prior experience of working with children, ideally using brain-based interventions to enhance linguistic and cognitive skills.

Applicants will be required to travel to children in participating boarding schools during data collection.

Excellent organisational and communication skills are required, and prior experience with children with learning disorders would be an advantage.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children's barred list).

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

For informal inquiries, please contact Professor Usha Goswami at [email protected]

Closing Date: Monday 15th July 2024 at 12 Midnight

Interviews: Monday 29th July 2024

Please quote reference PJ42217 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
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  • Department/Location

    Department of Psychology, Cambridge City Centre








    25 June 2024

    Closing date

    15 July 2024

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