Research Assistant 30%

The University Psychiatric Clinic (UPK) Basel is one of the leading psychiatric clinics in Switzerland. Our goal is to continuously improve the treatment of our patients to achieve the best possible quality of life. 

The research section of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department at the University Psychiatric Clinic in Basel ( is looking for a research assistant. The main role will be to provide support on data collection and analysis of different behavioural functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiments. 

The main project investigates the shared and unique neural underpinnings of the emotion processing deficits in patients with CD compared to ASD (

Your position

  • Data quality assurance
  • Organize and analyze behavioural and brain imaging data using Matlab, Python, and/or R

Your profile

  • Good marks in bachelor's or master's level neuroscience, psychology, neuroinformatics or computational modeling courses
  • Knowledge of brain imaging data processing
  • Experience with programming in R, Python, Matlab, or other data science languages
  • Strong interest in scientific research, especially in brain imaging methods, neuroeconomics, cognitive neuroscience and/or decision-making processes
  • Very good oral and written English skills
  • Ability to work responsibly and independently
  • Strong social skills
  • Interest in working in an interdisciplinary team, preferably for 12 months
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with previous experience analyzing eye-tracking data

We offer you

  • Fascinating insight into brain functionality and neuroscientific research
  • Stimulating work in an interdisciplinary team

Application / Contact

For more information about the position, contact:

Application should include: letter of motivation, CV, copies of diplomas and university transcripts

We are looking forward to your online application

University of Basel

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Deadline: 2021-10-05
Location: Switzerland, Basel
Categories: Neuropsychology, Research Assistant, Researcher,


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