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Postdoctoral Research position in Dr Jon Simon's lab

Position: Research Associate in Memory Laboratory

Department: Department of Psychology

Salary: £27,578-£35,938 pa

Quote reference: PJ00487

Published: 7 August 2012

Closing date: 6 September 2012

Enquiries: To be may be made to Dr Jon Simons (

Further information: Further particulars PJ00487

Expected interview date: September 2012.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral cognitive neuroscience research position to work in the Memory Laboratory at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge ( investigating the subjective experience of remembering in health and disease.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or related disciplines, and a strong interest in long-term memory processes, demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Research in the laboratory uses a number of methods, including behavioural studies, functional neuroimaging (fMRI), electrophysiology (EEG/MEG), and brain stimulation (TMS/tDCS). Previous experience with at least one of these methods (preferably a combination) as well as computer programming skills (particularly Matlab) are necessary. Applicants should have excellent organisational skills, be highly motivated, enjoy working in a vibrant collaborative research environment, and be able to communicate effectively.

The post is full-time and available for 3 years in the first instance. This appointment is subject to an enhanced CRB check. Whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University.

Further details and application form (CHRIS/6) are available from or from Reception, Department of Psychology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, Tel; 01223 333 550, ( The CHRIS/6 application form is also downloadable from The application should include a cover letter, full CV, CHRIS/6 form (Parts 1, 2b and 3) and the names and addresses of two referees to be received by Reception, quoting ref PJ00487 by email ( or post by closing date of 6 September 2012.

Posted on 09/08/2012

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