Research Assistant

University of Oxford
July 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Contract Type:fixed term for 1 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Research Assistant

Department of Experimental Psychology, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant position to assist a Wellcome Trust-funded project to investigate the brain mechanisms of flexible behaviour.

The role will be to provide skilled support for lab members on a program of work investigating how brains use internal models of their environment to plan goal-directed action sequences. The role will involve collection of electrophysiological data from mice performing spatial navigation tasks, data processing, analysis and computational modelling.

The post is full-time, fixed term for 1 year.

The successful candidate will be qualified to MSc or equivalent degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. Neuroscience), and hold a Personal Licence to conduct animal-based scientific work. With experience of using electrophysiology recordings in freely moving mice performing spatial behaviours and of processing video and/or ephys data. Programming experience (ideally Python), data analysis and computational modelling is also required. They will have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Thomas Akam ([email protected]).

Closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 16 July 2024.

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.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please see the link below.

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 173877 Contact Phone : 012865 271444 Closing Date & Time : 16-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 per annum

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