Senior Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Associate (x2) (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
June 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£57,696
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Contract Type:fixed term of 67 mon
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Senior Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Associate (x2) (Fixed


Two posts are available within Tim Dalgleish's research programme at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) and a Senior Research Associate/PDRA. The post holder will be a member of the clinical research programme run by Tim Dalgleish who will line manage the post holder. The post holder will work on a Wellcome Mental Health Award (PI: Becky Lawson, Cambridge Dept. of Psychology) focused on uncertainty processing as a fundamental mechanism in the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders. The post holders will be involved in setting up and delivering embedded mechanisms studies/interventions in a randomised controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for uncertainty involving participants with a diagnosis of Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

Both posts have a fixed term of 67 months from 1st August 2024.

The successful SRA/PDRA applicant will have a doctoral qualification in psychology, clinical psychology or a related discipline in a relevant area and the ability to obtain HCPC registration as a Practitioner Psychologist. Training in cognitive behaviour therapy is essential. The successful PDRA applicant will have a doctoral qualification in psychology, clinical psychology or a related discipline in a relevant area.

Candidates who meet all the criteria and the relevant terms outlined in the Further Particulars will be considered for the Senior Research Associate (Grade 9) appointment, subject to Faculty/Regius Board approval.

For more information about the post contact [email protected]

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Further information
  • Further Particulars SU41552
  • Department/Location

    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit








    3 May 2024

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