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 project is part of a collaboration between the labs of Thomas Akam, Mark Walton and Tim Behrens.

The role will be to work on developing automated behavioural assays for mice, and will involve a combination of hardware and software development and mouse behavioural experiments.

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 programming/software development, preferably in Python and hardware development, including the use of CAD software and digital fabrication methods for prototyping and electronics. Experience of data analysis and excellent communication, organisational and time management skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are also required.

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 : 173878 Contact Phone : 01865 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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