Research Associate in Developmental Neuroscience & Psychopathology University College London

Research Associate in Developmental Neuroscience & Psychopathology 

University College London


Division of Psychology & Language Sciences 

UCL Reference: 1464689

Closing Date 1st July 2015

Full Time

Salary range £33,353 - £40,313 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit ( in the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at UCL.




This position provides an exciting opportunity to join the DRRU team in conducting longitudinal functional and structural analyses of an already recruited sample of children exposed to early adversity. During Phase II (from autumn 2015) new functional data will be collected as well as follow-up structural data. This role will include development of imaging paradigms, testing child participants with fMRI, data analysis and preparation of results for publication. There are existing data available for analysis from Phase I. This is an opportunity for an outstanding, high-potential, early-career researcher to make a substantial contribution to research into the impact of early adversity on brain and emotional development. The position will be based within the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit led by Prof Eamon McCrory and Prof Essi Viding. 




The position is for two years in the first instance, subject to satisfactory completion of the probationary period.


The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or be in the process of completing their PhD) in a relevant subject area (e.g. psychopathology, cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology), and possess fMRI / MRI analysis skills, excellent organizational skills, and the 

ability to work effectively in a team. Start date will be in the Autumn of 2015 and is negotiable. 




Applicants should apply online. Please go to:

and click on "Current Employment Opportunities at UCL" and enter the job reference number (1464689)

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Professor Eamon McCrory, For information about the application process, please contact Sonia Theodoric,