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Position: Research Associate
Institution: University College London
Department: Psychology and Language Sciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The project focuses on improving the research methods that are available for studying various forms of unconscious (implicit) mental processes including learning and decision making. This project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, will aim specifically to develop new experimental and statistical (e.g., Bayesian and meta-analytic) tools to aid understanding of implicit cognition, a key psychological process at the heart of current theorizing in many domains of behaviour including clinical, cognitive, developmental, health and social psychology
Requirements: The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in psychology, cognitive science or a related area. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge in cognitive psychology and have experience in designing, conducting and analysing psychological experiments. He/she should also have excellent data analysis and programming (e.g., MATLAB, R) and writing skills
   
Text: Research Associate, - Ref:1652532 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Psychology and Language Sciences Specific unit / Sub department Experimental Psychology Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,056-?41,163 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position to contribute to a joint project led by Prof David Shanks at UCL and including the University of Sussex (Prof Zoltan Dienes) and the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Dr Miguel Vadillo). The project focuses on improving the research methods that are available for studying various forms of unconscious (implicit) mental processes including learning and decision making. This project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, will aim specifically to develop new experimental and statistical (e.g., Bayesian and meta-analytic) tools to aid understanding of implicit cognition, a key psychological process at the heart of current theorizing in many domains of behaviour including clinical, cognitive, developmental, health and social psychology. The successful candidate will be based in London and supervised on a day-to-day basis by Prof Shanks. UCL hosts one of the foremost experimental cognitive psychology research communities in the world, and the Experimental Psychology Research Department is centrally placed within the university, with state-of-the-art facilities for conducting behavioural research and close connections to UCL?s cognitive neuroscience, language, and other related research units. This post is funded for 3 years, in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in psychology, cognitive science or a related area. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge in cognitive psychology and have experience in designing, conducting and analysing psychological experiments. He/she should also have excellent data analysis and programming (e.g., MATLAB, R) and writing skills. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy please click on the "Apply now" button below. For details of the research team?s interests and background to the project, see https://sites.google.com/site/davidshanksucl/, http://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/home/Zoltan_Dienes/ , and https://mvadillo.com/ . Informal enquiries can be made to Professor David Shanks, d.shanks@ucl.ac.uk . For queries regarding the application process please contact Sonia Theodoric, s.theodoric@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 13 Jul 2017 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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 Further Particulars Purchase Order Number Apply Now
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