Research Associate (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate role in the Greg Davis's Lab at the University of Cambridge.

The main duties of this role are to gather and image stimuli for security screening experiments, to prepare, run, analyse and report behavioural experiments. Experience with the use of artificial neural networks for identifying stimuli would be an advantage.

The role will also involve travelling to work on site with an industry partner, infrared imaging of human beings carrying a range of items, and use of those images in behavioural experiments.

The applicant will have a PhD in Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience with a background related to visual perception and preferably experience of using artificial neural networks for image processing.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 May 2024 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.

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For informal inquiries, please contact Greg Davis at

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th December 2023 at 12 Midnight

Interviews: TBC

Please quote reference PJ39493 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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