Programmer of online psychology experiments

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A one-year full time contract is available within the Neuropsychology and Cognition Group at the University of the Balearic Islands, to work with Prof. Fabrice Parmentier on a research project exploring the links between attention and mindfulness sponsored by the Bial Foundation.

The job will involve developing web-based psychology experiments capable of controlling the presentation of auditory-visual information and record participants’ responses using Javascript programming or similar technology and interface with Qualtrics’ online survey service. The successful candidate may be required to learn to use new interfaces (e.g., Inquisit, jsPsych) depending on the project’s needs, and to provide technical assistance in the Cognitive Psychology Laboratory.


Applicants should have a degree in computer programming or in psychology with proven knowledge and experience of programming languages (especially Javascript). Knowledge of existing products or technologies to program online psychology experiments will be valued.

Applicants should be proficient in Spanish and English (comprehension and writing) as the experiments to be developed will be aimed at Spanish and English speakers.

Duration: 12 month
Type of contract: Full-time
Starting date: March 1st, 2017
Reference number: 023/2017

The successful candidate will be provided with office space in the Department of Psychology and will form part of the Neuropsychology and Cognition group.

Salary: Gross salary of 18.000 Euros/annum (net will vary depending on the applicant’s IRPF rate. As an indicative estimate only, the net salary for an IRPF rate of 16% may be around 1.260 Euros/month).


The application process involves two steps: (1) declaration of interest and pre-selection; and (2) formal application to the University of the Balearic Islands.

Step 1: Applicants should first send the following documents to before February 15th 2017 (please indicate that you wish to apply for position 023/2017):

  • A letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae, including a copy of your academic record (“expediente academico”)
  • The name of one able to provide a reference letter

Step 2: Applicants will be requested to apply formally to the University of the Balearic Islands once the position with reference 023/2017 appears advertised here. Applicants should then present the following documents to the University of the Balearic Islands’ Registry Office or send them as PDF documents to by the indicated application deadline:

  • Official application form available here completed and signed
  • Curriculum Vitae, including a copy of your academic record (“expediente académico”)
  • Copy of degree certificates listed in the Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy (both sides) of DNI, NIE, passport or other official proof of identity


For enquiries regarding the post, email Fabrice Parmentier (

For more information about Prof. Parmentier’s research, visit

For more information about the Neuropsychology and Cognition group, please visit