Research Assistant in Clinical Aspects of Consciousness Science Ref 4465

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School 
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 4465
Salary: starting at £30,046 to £33,797 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 17 September 2020
Closing date: 16 October 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 

Job description  

  • Applications are invited for a highly motivated graduate to work as a Research Assistant within the Sackler Centre of Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex and Brighton and Sussex Medical School.  
  • The successful applicant will provide technical and research support on clinical projects led by Professor Hugo Critchley Chair in Psychiatry, and colleagues. 
  • The successful applicant will have technical and research skills at an appropriate level of qualification, with ambition to support and pursue high quality research in the neuroscience of consciousness.  Previous experience in research governance processes, conducting clinical research, and familiarity with physiological recording equipment is highly desirable. 
  • Candidates are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the research activity undertaken by Prof Critchley and colleagues at the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science - Informal enquiries about the post should be directed to Prof Hugo Critchley (

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How to apply

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