Job Opportunity: Research Assistant, BIAS Project

Wed 15 May 2019

BIAS Project

Closing date: 16/06/2019

Salary: Starting from £31,401 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

We are now recruiting for a full time, one-year Research Assistant for the BIAS Project. The BIAS project, led by Professor Manos Tsakiris, is funded by the NOMIS Foundation and hosted at the Warburg Institute. The post will start on 1st September 2019 or soon thereafter.

The successful candidate 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). They 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. 

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