Research Associate

Experimental Psychology

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 25th Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
  • REF: 154684
  • Closes: 03rd December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Research Associate

Department of Experimental Psychology, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

Grade 7: £33,309 – £40,927 per annum

Candidates are invited to apply for a postdoctoral research position in the Human Information Processing Lab (Dir. Chris Summerfield). The post is funded by theRISE Scholarship Programme, which is associated withSchmidt Futures.

The role will involve designing cognitive tests that take the form of simple and fun games, and analysing/modelling resulting data.

The position is full-time, fixed-term for 18 months.

The appointed candidate will have, or be close to completing a doctorate in Experimental Psychology and have strong quantitative and coding skills, experience with experimental design, online data collection (including JavaScript or Unity) and advanced data analysis and computational modelling from human cognitive studies, psychometric tests and/or game-based measurement.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to work independently in a team of researchers focused on human learning and cognition, and to collaborate with other researchers in Oxford and further afield to address these topics. The post offers opportunities for career development, including co-supervision of PhD and undergraduate student projects.

Closing date for applications is midday on 3rd December 2021.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please see the link below.

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03-Dec-2021 12:00

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