Research Associate in Psychology
Research Associate in Psychology/Neuropsychology
Life & Health Sciences
Salary: £28,936 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade: Grade 07
Contract Type: Fixed Term (until 30th April 2019)
Basis: Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 06 June 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant with strong neuropsychology skills to join the research team of Professor Amanda Wood.
This post will be based in the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University working with Professor Amanda Wood. This position is funded by a Prostate Cancer UK grant to work on a project examining cognitive impairment among men with prostate cancer who receive androgen deprivation therapy. The project is a collaboration between Aston University and Birkbeck College, London. Depending on the successful applicant’s background and skills, training will be offered. The School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University is acknowledged as UK-leading with an outstanding reputation for research and teaching. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 80% of Aston’s overall research ranked as ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ with research in the Allied Health Professions ranked 5th in the UK. Within The School of Life & Health Sciences, 94% of our academic research is classed as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Your application should highlight how you meet the essential requirements of the post detailed in the job description. You must hold a degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or other relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience. You will need to possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate a keen interest and ability in health-related research.