Research Assistant in Field Based Cognitive Assessment

Preston, United Kingdom
Grade: E (£22017-24771)
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 09/12/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: E (£22017-24771)
Job category/type Academic, Research

Job description

The post is based in the School of Psychology and is to assist with a project funded by the Royal Society, which represents a collaboration between Psychology, Sport & Wellbeing, the University of Salford and Wigan Warriors RLFC. The project aims to monitor cognitive functioning at the pitch side in elite rugby players across one playing season. 

The successful applicant will have a good honours degree or equivalent professional experience working in elite rugby league. It is also essential that they have experience in health and/ or sport related research and research methods. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be required to work flexibly including some weekends, and must be independent and highly self-motivated as the post requires data collection in the field.  

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.  

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.  

School/Service: School of Psychology
Hours: Part time (4 hours per week - 0.11 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term for 40 weeks (January - September 2019)
Interview Date: To be confirmed  

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