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Research Associate x 2 (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for two Department for Transport (DfT) funded Research Associate positions starting at the beginning of March 2018. The successful candidates will be based in the Department of Psychology and will join the laboratory of Dr Greg Davis. The lab focuses on visual cognition, attention and awareness.

The successful candidates will be responsible for preparing, conducting and analysing visual search experiments. These experiments will develop enhanced training methods for training security staff at airports.

Applicants should have a PhD in Psychology and have experience recruiting and running adult participants in vision or attention experiments. Experience of programming experiments using Matlab or Python, particularly involving image manipulation, would be beneficial.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 28 February 2019 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.

Informal enquiries are welcomed, and should be directed to Dr Greg Davis ( or telephone 01223 765231.

Please note the closing date for applications is 4th March 2018. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Interviews will take place as soon as possible after this date.

Please quote reference PJ14783 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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