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Occasional Research Assistant Help Opportunity at ICN

We are looking for some Occasional Research Assistant to work with the Plasticity Lab at the ICN, UCL. The post holder will be required to support research activities of the Plasticity lab – support data analysis, recruitment and piloting, acquisition of psychological and imaging data in clinical groups with motor deficits and healthy participants on an “as and when” basis.

Key Requirements

The post holder should have previous experience working with individuals with upper limb differences and experience working with body augmentation devices, preferably supernumerary robotic fingers such as the Third Thumb. Experience with setting-up and running research projects, participant recruitment and analysing data (behavioural and neuroimaging data using software such as SPM or FSL and FreeSurfer) with a particular focus on studies with clinical patient groups is essential. A medical degree with relevant clinical experience in working with neurological patient groups is required. The applicant would also possess excellent organisational skills.

Further Details

The hourly salary will be based on the UCL salary scale Grade 6B Point 24 currently at £16.57 per hour, before tax.

If you are interested please email your CV plus a cover letter stating why you are applying for the job to Lucy Spikesley l.spikesly@ucl.ac.uk

 

Occasional Research Associate Help Opportunity at ICN

We are looking for some Occasional Research Associate to work with the Plasticity Lab at the ICN, UCL.

You will be asked to offer your help - “as and when” required for projects in the area of sensorimotor plasticity in one-handed individuals and support research in the area body augmentation.

Main duties will include:

  • Providing support on the development of new neuroimaging protocols and assist with complex analysis of neuroimaging data using software such as FSL or SPM, FreeSurfer and Matlab.
  • Training and supporting junior lab members with neuroimaging and behavioural data analysis and provide insight into the design of upcoming research studies on brain plasticity in individuals with upper limb differences and body augmentation.

Key Requirements

Previous experience working with individuals with upper limb differences and experience working with body augmentation devices, preferably supernumerary robotic fingers such as the Third Thumb are essential. The responsibilities and full personal specification can be found in the attached job description.

Further Details

The hourly salary will be based on the UCL salary scale Grade 7 Point 29 currently at £18.93 per hour, before tax.

If you are interested please email your CV plus a cover letter stating why you are applying for the job to Lucy Spikesley (l.spikesly@ucl.ac.uk)