Research Fellow - AR1745MR
Vacancy Description
School of Psychology & Neuroscience, Salary: £31,656 - £34,576 per annum, Start: 1 May 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed Term: 1 year in the first instance

A post-doctoral position is available in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews. The position is part of a BBSRC funded research project on multisensory decision making, which will be carried out in the lab of Dr Thomas Otto. The research involves psychophysical experiments as well as mathematical modelling. The position includes funding for career development. The initial appointment is for one year, funding is available for up to 3 years. Start date is 1st May 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter.  

Applicants should have strong interests in our research (www.lclab.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk) and solid experience with psychophysical experiments or mathematical modelling. Strong candidates will have excellent communication skills in English as well as experience of programming (e.g., MATLAB). A PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, or in a related field is required. Candidates near to completion may also submit applications, indicating the expected date of completion.  

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Dr Thomas Otto, Email: to7@st-andrews.ac.uk.                                
Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Arts posts at the University.  You can find out more about Equality and Diversity at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk.hr.edi/.  

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.  
Please quote ref: AR1745MR 

Closing Date: 4 March 2016   

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School of Psychology & Neuroscience
Salary: £31,656 - £34,576 per annum
Start: 1 May 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed Term: 1 year in the first instance