Research Assistant

£31,479 per annum
Jun 30, 2020
Jul 14, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit at University College London. The position is available for 7 months, with the possibility of extension. 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.

Key Requirements

Applicants will be expected to have a high 2.1 or 1st degree in Psychology or Neuroscience. 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. The appointment will subject to DBS clearance.

Further Details

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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 and 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 specific knowledge, skills and abilities meet the job requirements, why you are interested in the post and what you can contribute to the project.

To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. To discuss further particulars, interested applicants may write to Professor Val Curran ( ). If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Sharinjeet Dhiman ( ).

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Closing Date

14 Jul 2020

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing 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.

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