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Paid Research Assistant, at University of Cambridge 2019

Paid Research Assistant at University of Cambridge 2019

Country: UK
City: Cambridge
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Application is open for Paid Research Assistant at the University of Cambridge. The Roberts lab is a behavioral neuroscience lab that investigates the prefrontal control of negative and positive emotion with an aim to understand the multi-determined nature of anxiety and depression. Further,  It uses a wide range of neurobiological techniques including neuroimaging, chemogenetics, wireless recordings of cardiovascular activity, pharmacology and sophisticated cognitive testing. Additionally, They are looking for a Paid Research Assistant who is intellectually curious and highly motivated. Further,  postdoc to join a collaborative, like-minded group of researchers in pursuit of this aim.

Moreover,  The University of Cambridge’s mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Furthermore, The University is a confederation of Departments, Schools, Faculties, and Colleges. Also, the post is based at purpose-built facilities within the University of Cambridge.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2021 in the first instance. Once an offer of employment has been accepted, also, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.


  1. A Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience or related disciplines.
  2. Previous experience in neuroimaging,
  3. virally mediated methodologies or also, Neuropsychopharmacology is highly desirable.
  4. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.


  • The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
  • The University actively supports equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


  • Research Assistant £26,243£30,395
  • Research Associate £32,236£39,609

Application process

  • First Step: Register an account on the universities website.
  • Second Step: Complete your online application and ensure that you:
    1. upload a covering letter; this cover letter should include your prior research experience, also, your long term career goals and how the position in our laboratory will help you achieve these
    2. upload CV
    3. Finally, include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline24 May,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity of Cambridge
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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