Research Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience Ref 6685

School/department:   Engineering and Informatics, Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
: fixed term until 15 October 2022
Reference: 6685
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 1 October 2021
Closing date: 22 October 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science is seeking applications from a highly motivated post-doctoral research scientist to join an exciting large-scale project investigating the brain basis of perceptual experience.

With a strong background in cognitive neuroscience or a similar discipline, programming and data management, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, including members of the Centre and collaborators at the University of Glasgow.

You will play a leading role in the development, deployment and analysis of the results of a suite of online experiments that examine individual differences in perception.

Since 2010, The Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science has pioneered the multidisciplinary study of the biological basis of conscious experience. The Centre bridges four Schools at the University of Sussex: Informatics and Engineering, Psychology, Philosophy, and Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and is internationally renowned as a beacon of excellence for consciousness science, its clinical application, and engagement and outreach within and beyond academia.

Please contact Dr. D. Schwartzman: for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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How to apply

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