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Research Associate (Fixed Term)


We are looking to appoint a Research Associate to implement the University of Cambridge component of the Huntington's Disease Young Adult Study in collaboration with University College London. The successful applicant will be responsible for devising and implementing neuropsychological assessments, analysing data, and integrating results across neuropsychological, clinical, and neuroimaging investigations for the purpose of publication. The role will involve liaising across two research teams, and will require a high level of independence and the ability to oversee the successful implementation of the newly developed research programme.

Candidates should hold a PhD (or equivalent research doctorate) in neuropsychology, psychology, or cognitive or computation neuroscience or be very close to completion/award of same prior to their appointment to the post.

This post is based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Barbara Sahakian, bjs1001@cam.ac.uk

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2021 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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.

The closing date is 10 February 2019, with interviews to be confirmed.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. 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 email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RN17881 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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