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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

We are seeking a research associate to join the Jones/Coles laboratory based in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, at the Clifford Allbutt Building on the Cambridge Biomedical Research Campus.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, but dynamic translational research group.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in psychology of religion and have a knowledge of epilepsy and experience of interviewing people with epilepsy.

The proposed research project will identify people with mystical seizures from clinical databases in London and Cambridge and review of clinical records of people with epilepsy, interview people with epilepsy and healthy people with religious affiliation about their experiences, focusing on religious experience.

Questions regarding this post can be directed to Professor Alasdair Coles at:

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 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.

Closing date: 9 September 2018

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE16402 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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