The Department of Experimental Psychology at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid offers a 7-month position to work as a research assistant on a project funded by the MadrI+D Science Foundation. Depending on the performance of the selected candidate and the availability of funding, the contract may be extended after completion of the first 7 months.
The research associate will collaborate with Miguel A. Vadillo and David Luque on a series of studies using a combination of meta-analytic methods and empirical research to explore the contribution of automatic processes to different aspects of attention, learning, and memory.
The ideal candidate should have a master’s degree (or equivalent) in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience or a related field. Although a PhD degree is not mandatory, it will be positively considered. Good programming skills (e.g., MATLAB, R, Python), familiarity with advanced statistical methods, and previous experience in behavioural research would be a valuable asset.
Our department https://www.uam.es/Psicologia/Home.htm offers a friendly and stimulating research environment. The successful candidate will benefit from access to fully equipped laboratories with testing rooms, eyetrackers, EEG machines and other resources, including a particularly efficient participant recruitment system. He/she will also work in close collaboration with a rich network of researchers in Spain, UK, and Australia. Additional funds to attend conferences and workshops are also available.
The gross salary will be approximately €1.800/month.
The position is available from July 1st 2020 to January 31st 2021.
Applications will be collected and assessed on a first-come first-served basis until June 12th.
Further details about the call and application process are available at http://www.uam.es/ss/Satellite?c=UAM_BecaInvestig_FA&cid=1446803708321&language=es&pagename=UniversidadAutonomaMadrid%2FUAM_BecaInvestig_FA%2FUAM_becaInvestig&pid=1242653098571&title=OFERTA+DE+CONTRATO+EN+FAC.+DE+PSICOLOG%3FA-DPTO.+DE+PSICOLOG%3FA+B%3FSICA-
This contract is funded by Grant 2016-T1/SOC-1395 from Comunidad de Madrid, Convocatoria de ayudas de atracción de talento investigador para su incorporación a grupos de investigación en la Comunidad de Madrid (2016).