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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Department of Psychology

Applications are invited for a Research Associate post at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, to work on the project 'UNDER-STANDING: neurobiological basis of combinatorial processing across languages' under the supervision of Dr Mirjana Bozic.

The post requires an organised and proactive individual with good communication skills and ability to work independently, who will lead data acquisition and analyses on a new neuroimaging project. The role will entail identifying and recruiting suitable participants, acting as first point of contact for all study-related queries, fMRI data acquisition, data analyses using SPM or related software packages, and preparing results for publications and presentations.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant subject. Experience in programming and fMRI data analysis using SPM (or related software) is essential. Knowledge and experience with multivariate data analyses is also highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills, good inter-personal skills, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to build rapport with study participants are also required. Knowledge of confidentiality, data protection, and GDPR is desirable.

The post is available from January 2020.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 6 months.

Closing date: 3 November 2019

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What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.