Research Assistant in Psychology / Neuroscience

Flexible University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Working as a research assistant (RA) is a formidable opportunity to take on before - eventually - signing up for a PhD. It is a flexible and varied position, and a perfect position to develop key research skills like writing, data analysis or neuroimaging; and eventually later pursue a postgraduate program in psychology/neuroscience/neuropsychology.

Funded RA positions at Sussex can be seen on the recruitment page.

Sussex Junior Research Associate (JRA)

If you are a Sussex undergrad interested in developing your research skills and experience, you can apply to the Sussex Junior Research Associate (JRA) program to become a research associate and undertake an intensive eight-week research project. Find out more information on how to apply here.

Sussex Placement Year

Students at the University of Sussex can also opt for a placement year between the second and third year of their studies. All undergraduates within the School are eligible to complete a placement year. Doing a full-year placement year in a research lab is the best way to take on larger projects and acquire a comprehensive research experience. It also gives a great head-start for the final year project. It is a great opportunity for students that are interested in pursuing a PhD and want to maximize their chances of success. More information here.

Volunteer Research assistant

Check the voluntary internships page for more information.

Don’t rely on what is written!

Ask directly members of team (current and past) about their experience in the lab!