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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant position available for two years in the research group of Wolfram Schultz at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience in Cambridge. The post holder will complete a project in reward evaluation using methods of experimental economics. The project is funded by the Wellcome Trust and will involve quantitative behavioural testing and computer programming (Matlab). For further details on the research group, see

Candidates should have a first degree in Neuroscience or a closely related field and have experience in the techniques listed above. You should have a high motivation to conduct research and a specific interest in learning and decision making mechanisms.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applications should include CV, publication list and a one-page research statement.

Please quote reference PM13315 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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