[Air-L] Two Senior Research Assistant Posts at the Northumbria University

Phoenix Mo phoenix.mo at northumbria.ac.uk
Wed Jun 15 01:20:57 PDT 2011


SENIOR RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (2 POSTS FIXED FOR 2 YEARS)IN THE PSYCHOLOGY AND COMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (PaCT) Lab , SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES, AT NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Applications are invited for TWO senior research assistant posts within the PaCT Lab, School of Life Sciences at Northumbria University. Both Posts are fixed for 2 years.

The first post is to work on a NIHR-funded study of decision-making in e-health (as part of a £1.9 million project on online patient experience, led by Oxford University). The second is a flexible post and can be adapted to the interests of the applicant. The aim is to work collaboratively on projects in relation to psychological approaches to older adults  OR consumer psychology or the psychology of security.  Successful candidates will be encouraged to conduct cooperative and independent research with an emphasis on study inception, manuscript writing, and applying for grants.

The School of Life Sciences has a reputation for excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education, research, consultancy and community activity.  The School through its academic departments has enjoyed a sustained period of growth and has recently moved into state-of-the-art facilities. An exciting research culture continues to thrive in the School with significant success in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008 (RAE) - 90% of research in Psychology is of international quality. 
Candidates will have sound knowledge and expertise of research and experimental methodologies in Psychology and/or Human Computer Interaction or related discipline, with an emphasis on e-health. You will be expected to have good interpersonal and communication skills as well as a high level of organisation, presentation, numeracy and literacy skills.

A position description is available at http://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/hrvacs/lsc1036 

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Dr Lynne Coventry, Director of PaCT, on +44 (191) 243 7772, lynne.coventry at northumbria.ac.uk.

Full applications should be made through the University website as described in the linked Position Description and the closing date is: 30 June 2011

Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.


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