Research Assistants/Technicians at The University of Manchester

September 22, 2021

The University of Manchester invites applications for a Lab Manager position at the Behavioural Research Laboratory at Alliance Manchester Business School. The lab supports researchers using experimental methods in various fields, from behavioural decision making and behavioural economics to behavioural strategy, entrepreneurship, marketing, organizational behaviour, management science and social psychology.  Topics include (but are not limited to) cognition and emotion in decision making, entrepreneurial neuroscience, organizational neuroscience, team and group working, and well-being and performance at work.    This is a full-time position with a salary of £33,309 to £40,927 per annum, depending on experience.

We are looking for candidates with a PhD in psychology or a related field (e.g., social and affective neuroscience, social cognitive neuroscience, social neuroscience).  The ideal candidate will have technical skills for conducting behavioural and psychophysiological experiments, including the use of EEG/ERP, ECG, eye tracking, electrodermal activity/GSR, and/or HRV.  They will also have undertaken and/or have supported research leading to the publication of research outputs in internationally recognized outlets.  The Lab Manager will be responsible for the general administrative functioning of the lab as well as designing, conducting and analyzing experiments in collaboration with PIs and other faculty members and students.  The role is an exciting opportunity to run the laboratory and contribute to its future development, becoming part of a range of innovative research projects spanning diverse applications.

AMBS is one of Europe’s leading research-led business schools, located in a newly remodelled, award-winning building in Manchester (  The closing date is 13 October 2021.  The post starts October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For more details on the responsibilities and requirements and to apply, please visit

When applying for this position please submit your CV and cover letter as one combined document, using your letter to explain how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post.


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