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Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term) - Oscillatory Rhythmic Entrainment and Language Acquisition

Department of Psychology

Appointment of one EEG Research Associate or a Research Assistant working towards a relevant PhD

Oscillatory Rhythmic Entrainment and Language Acquisition

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Associate or Research Assistant to work on a longitudinal project investigating auditory processing abilities and language development in infants. The position is available from 11 June 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants should ideally have a PhD at the date of appointment or be close to completion in one of the following disciplines: psychology, engineering, neuroscience or linguistics. The candidate should have experience of designing, administering and analysing EEG experiments with human subjects (ideally infants).

Expertise in oscillatory paradigms and time-frequency analyses would be an advantage. The candidate should have excellent mathematical, programming and technical skills (e.g. Matlab). Applicants will require the capacity to work independently, as well as in a team comprising six members (currently three research assistants and three research associates), running EEG studies with infants and analysing data.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2021 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).

Informal enquiries are welcomed, and should be directed to Professor Usha Goswami ( or Dr Perinne Brusini (

Deadline: 11 March 2018.

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