Job available - Research Assistant

Applications are invited for a part-time research assistant position in the MULTISENSORY RESEARCH GROUP, led by Salvador Soto-Faraco, at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona).

The position is covered by a Spanish Ministry grant called: The position is covered by a Spanish Ministry grant called “Predicting Multisensory Interactions from Pre-Stimulus Activity”, (project reference: AEI/FEDER - PSI2016-75558-P).


Title job offer

Research Assistant


Job Summary

We are looking for a person to provide research support for studies addressing the neural and cognitive bases of human perception and attention. Some of the tasks are: Participant testing in EEG experiments, database maintenance and update, assistance in analysis of experimental data, support in administrative and organizational tasks and subject recruitment.

Part of the job will be specifically to assist and participate in the development of a system for real-time analysis of EEG data.


Job Details

While the research assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the research project, typical responsibilities will include the following:

-       Recruit participants to participate in our studies

-       Prepare consent forms and other documentation needed to set up collaborations with other institutions

-       Collect and analyze data

-       Prepare materials/stimuli

-       Recruit and/or interview subjects

-       Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary

-       Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor

-       Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project

-       Manage and respond to project related email

-       Attend project meetings

-       Summarize project results



-  Part-time contract: 25 hrs/week

-  Duration: 3 months (no renewable).

- Salary: 875 €/gross month.

- Incorporation: September


Consider a plus:

- UPF students on their last year of University degree or Master students (Escola Superior Politècnica, Facultat de Ciències de la Salut i de la Vida...).

- Knowledgment in signal processing.


Nº of positions available



How to apply:

Applications should include:

- a full CV

- a cover letter


Check out for info on the group. 

Deadline September, 10th, 2017


Please, mention that you are applying to the MRG-RESEARCH ASSISTANT

position in the email subject ().