07/06/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Research Assistant Speech Aquisition and Perception Group and Speech Production and Bilingualism Group (CBC UPF)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Neurosciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/06/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/07/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    FP7 / Ideas-ERC

Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant in the Speech Acquistion and Perception Group (SAP) and the Speech Production and Bilingualism Group (SPB), at the Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

The position is funded in part by the projects: UNDER CONTROL-Mechanisms of cognitive control and language learning, Id. 323961 ERC Advanced Grant, financed by EU FP7; Multimind-The Multilingual Mind, Id. 765556 MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Network, financed by EU Horizon 2020; and SIMBILEX -Consequences of language similarity in the infant bilingual lexicon, ref. PGC2018-101831-B-I00, financed by the Spanish Research Agency (AEI) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Job Description

Research Support tasks related to infant studies:

Recruiting families to participate

Update of the bablylab data base

Feedback to parents – giving them group results once the study their infant participated in finishes

Testing

Coding/double coding of the data

Research support tasks related to infant and/or adult studies

Manage experiments – prepare stimuli, questionnaires, scripts, check equipment, translation of experimental material, reception of families in the baby lab, run experiments

Data Organization and preliminary analysis

Candidate minimum requirements:

Proficient knowledge of English. Fluent in Spanish and Catalan, a plus.

Experience a s a Research assistant in R&D (two years).

Desired capacity to demonstrate:

Experience as a Research Assistant in Neuroscience.

Proven ability to prioritize a varied workload and to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Proactive, flexible and problem solving attitude

Team player and ability to work independently

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, including written communication

Conditions: Start date 1 July 2019. Duration 6 months. The position may be renewed.

How to apply

Please send a letter of motivation and your CV before 23 June 2019 to projectes.cbc@upf.edu with the reference RA in the email subject

Additional Information

Please send a letter of motivation and your CV before 23 June 2019 to projectes.cbc@upf.edu with RS in the email subject. Information about the research groups. www.upf.edu/web/sap, www.upf.edu/web/spb and the research center: cbc.upf.edu.

 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs( Post graduate)

Primary Degree or equivalent

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

EURAXESS offer ID: 415139

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