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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit at University College London. The successful applicant will work on CANN-TEEN, a UK Medical Research Council funded project aiming to answer the question, "How does cannabis use affect teenagers' brains, cognitive function and psychological well-being?". This is an excellent opportunity for a Research Assistant to play a role in a challenging and important project.The post-holder will be based within the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit and expected to contribute to the team's activities
Requirements: Applicants will be expected to have a high 2.1 or 1st degree in Psychology. They must be a team player who is highly organised and motivated. Ideally they will have experience of fMRI, psychological assessment and working with young people and/or drug using populations, and have an interest in psychopharmacology and effects of recreational drug use
   
Text: Research Assistant , - Ref:1652448 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology Specific unit / Sub department Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?29,809 - ?31,432 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit at University College London. The successful applicant will work on CANN-TEEN, a UK Medical Research Council funded project aiming to answer the question, "How does cannabis use affect teenagers' brains, cognitive function and psychological well-being?". This is an excellent opportunity for a Research Assistant to play a role in a challenging and important project. The post-holder will be based within the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit and expected to contribute to the team's activities. The position is available for 12 months in the first instance with possibility of extension for up to 36 months. Key Requirements Applicants will be expected to have a high 2.1 or 1st degree in Psychology. They must be a team player who is highly organised and motivated. Ideally they will have experience of fMRI, psychological assessment and working with young people and/or drug using populations, and have an interest in psychopharmacology and effects of recreational drug use. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed below. To apply for this post, please submit your CV together with a covering letter. Your CV must include education history (institution name, start and end dates of courses, qualifications gained), details of current or most recent employer (name and address of current organisation, job title, salary and duties), name and contact details of two referees, details of previous employment, and details of any publications. Your covering letter must clearly state how your knowledge, skills and abilities meet the job requirements, why you are interested in this post and what you can contribute to the project. To discuss further particulars, interested applicants may write to Prof. Val Curran ( v.curran@ucl.ac.uk ) or Dr Claire Mokrysz ( c.mokrysz@ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Sharinjeet Dhiman ( s.dhiman@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 3 Jul 2017 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 17 July Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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