ASTON UNIVERSITY

Research Associate in Psychology/Neuropsychology

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£28,936 per annum (pro-rata)
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2018
Ref
R180225
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

Informal Enquiries should be addressed to Professor Amanda Wood at a.wood4@aston.ac.uk.

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk