Postdoctoral Researcher,School of Experimental Psychology

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Amar Annamalai
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Postdoctoral Researcher,School of Experimental Psychology

 Job Description:

 A postdoctoral research position is available on a grant-funded project entitled “The Development of Working Memory” to Professor Chris Jarrold and Dr John Towse (University of Lancaster). The post is for three years from October 2010, and will be based in Bristol. The focus of the grant concerns the factors that constrain ‘complex’ working memory in children, and how these factors change with age and drive academic attainment.

The Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol is a strong and active research department that contains a number of postdoctoral researchers and is committed to their professional development.
If you have received an application pack, please complete and return the enclosed application form in the envelope provided, together with a covering letter and a copy of your CV, including the details requested on the ‘Information in support of your application’ page of the application form.

Please note the following:
• We will only be able to consider you for this vacancy if you complete the application process outlined above – a CV alone will not be considered.
• Only include the information requested – copies of qualification, certificates, letters of reference, journal articles and any other additional documents are not required at this stage.
• It is important that you quote the reference number 15614 on the application form.
• The closing date for applications is 9.00am, 6 September 2010.
• We regret that we are unable to write to all applicants regarding the outcome of their application. Therefore, if you have not been invited for interview within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.



Fixed Term Contract (36 months)




Level a - Level a in Pathway 2
Closing date for applications:


9:00am 06 Sep 2010
Anticipated interview date:


16 Sep 2010
Anticipated start date:


01 Oct 2010

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