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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to join the long standing Cambridge Memory Clinics group led by Prof James Rowe, at the Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced research assistant to support cognitive and imaging studies of dementia and neurodegeneration, including multimodal brain imaging, cognitive assessment and experimental drug treatments. You should have a degree in psychology/neuroscience/physiology and have knowledge or experience of M/EEG and MR brain imaging. You will be line managed by Professor James Rowe in an exceptional interdisciplinary research environment.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 October 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. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor James Rowe (

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Closing date: 1st September 2019

Interview Date: 18th September 2019

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 email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE20180 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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