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Job opportunity - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted on November 8th 2016

We are looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Psychology Applied to Health group in University of Exeter Medical School.

The successful applicant will support the trial manager in the day-to-day management and administration of a pilot randomised controlled trial of a new group-based singing intervention for people with Aphasia.

The post will include; contribution to the development of the group intervention, preparation of study materials, data collection (including qualitative interviewing), data entry and analysis, and report writing. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information orally, in writing and electronically, and may also contribute to the preparation of research proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be near completion of a PhD) or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. They will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline, and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Mixed methods research experience is essential. Applicants will have knowledge of the literature on the use of groups in the delivery of healthcare and/or other applied settings, and ideally experience of working with clinical populations, including vulnerable groups.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 11 December 2016. This Stroke Association funded post is available from 1st April 2017 to 31st October 2018.

To discuss this role, please contact the principal investigator, Dr Mark Tarrant via email or the Trial Manager, Dr Raff Calitri via email.

For more information, or to apply for this position, please visit the Exeter University webpage and search for job reference P55103 using the key words search option.

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