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Research Assistant in Neuroscience, Clinical neuropsychology – UvA, Netherlands, 2022

The Netherlands

As a research assistant in the Brain and Cognition department of the University of Amsterdam (department of psychology) you will have the chance to familiarize yourself and help out with a wide range of tasks, most prominently behavioral, clinical and/or neuroimaging data collection – 2022

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General Info

Position: Research Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: -
Salary: 2,310 to 2,511 Euro/Month

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands


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Qualification Details

We are looking for a flexible candidate in terms of availability in time. So If you are in the final months of studying but are available for two days a week, perfect. We are looking for someone who is pro-active and can work independently. Preferably you have taken or are currently in the research master Psychology or Brain and cognitive sciences, or otherwise the masters Brain and Cognition in Society, or the master Klinische Neuropsychologie at the UvA, so that you are familiar with our research.

  • Graduated or doing relevant master, preferably one of our own masters;
  • Enthusiastic about neuroscience or clinical neuropsychology;
  • Pro-active, friendly, helpful, good communicative skills;
  • You have good organizational skills (planning appointments etc);
  • You are accurate and have patience;
  • You have a good command of English and preferably also of Dutch;
  • Preferably, but not necessarily, you have experience with any of the following techniques: EEG, MEG, fMRI, brain stimulation (e.g. TMS, tDCs).

Responsibilities/Job Description

You will work together with multiple researchers from the department who study the mechanisms underlying human perception and cognition in a diverse range of projects and experiments. You will be responsible for the recruitment and handling of participants, inclusion and exclusion procedures, schedule appointments, informed consent procedure, as well as the explanation of the experimental protocols and procedures during testing days. You will also be involved in the training of other students who need to conduct behavioral, clinical and neural studies.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8719

Application Procedure

Applications in .pdf should include:

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a short letter of motivation (max 1 page).

About the Department/Section/Group

A challenging work environment with a variety of duties and ample scope for individual initiative and development within an inspiring organization. The social and behavioral sciences play a leading role in addressing the major societal challenges faced by the world, the Netherlands and Amsterdam, now and in the future.

Want to know more about our organisation? Read more about working at the University of Amsterdam.

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Note or Other details

The position concerns (temporary) employment of 15-19 hours a week until 31 December 2022 maximally. For this position the University Job Classification profile student assistant applies.

Depending on your study year, the minimum salary is €2,310 and the maximum salary is €2,511 gross per month based on a 38-hour working week, as per the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities. We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary benefits, including 8% holiday allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.

The UvA offers excellent possibilities for further professional development and education.

What else do we offer

  • a position in which initiative and input are highly valued;
  • an enthusiastic and warm team that is open to new colleagues;
  • an inspiring academic and international working environment in the heart of Amsterdam

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