JOB: Research Assistant Position as part of the BIAS (Body & Image in Arts & Sciences) Project, The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Fixed Term (35 hours per week). Salary: £29,783 to £31,406 per annum. Job Reference: 00755.
The main aim of the Research Assistant post is to assist in the timely development of the research conducted as part of the BIAS Project. You will undertake research including data collection and analysis and lab management and will contribute to the organisation of dissemination activities (e.g. workshop and seminars) and overall assistance to the activities of the BIAS team.
The BIAS project aims at addressing timely research questions at the intersection of sciences and humanities with a particular focus on the biological mechanisms and cultural factors that shape our relations to other people in a culture powered by images. The research aims will be addressed by a range of research activities, including experimental work, seminars, workshops, conferences, and, involving a network of international research partners in humanities, philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.
The ideal candidate must have academic qualifications (BSc, MSc in Psychology and/or Cognitive Neuroscience). He/she will have access to a newly-formed psychophysiology laboratory at the Warburg Institute, and will assist mainly with participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis and preparation of scientific publications, presentations and the digital dissemination of the key findings and activities.
To apply for this role, please submit, in one document, your CV and Covering letter where you explain how your research experience to date meets the essential and desirable criteria for this post.
Interviews are due to take place on Wednesday, 5 April and Thursday, 6 April 2017 and candidates are recommended to have availability. The post will start on 1st May 2017 or soon thereafter.
Closing Date : 26 March 2017.