UK: Three Research Associate Positions

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NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY AND SPORT SCIENCES
3 Research Associates

JOB TITLE: Research Associate/Post-doctoral (senior) Research Associates in the Psychology of Computer Mediated Communication (3 posts)

DEPARTMENT: Department of Psychology, School of Psychology and Sport Sciences
GRADE: Research Associate Grade 5 (£25198 – £30656) or Grade 6 (£31671 – £35646) dependent upon experience.

The School of Psychology and Sports Science, University of Northumbria, invites applications for two Post-Doctoral/Research Associate positions. The first is to work on a three year study of decision-making in e-health, the second is to work collaboratively on a number of projects in relation to psychological approaches to assistive technologies OR consumer psychology.  Successful candidates will be encouraged to conduct cooperative and independent research with an emphasis on study inception, manuscript writing, and applying for grants.
The Psychology and Communications Technology Lab (PaCTLab) at Northumbria University delivers human-centred research and consultancy in the areas of trust, privacy and security and accessible design.  Recently the lab has secured a number of key research awards with the National Institute of Health Research and the Technology Strategy Board.
The School of Psychology and Sport 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.
To apply for this post, please complete a short application form available at from Northumbria University’s HR department http://www.workfornorthumbria.co.uk/
and attach a CV and the reference number.
For more information about the posts, contact Professor Pam Briggs: p.briggs@northumbria.ac.uk

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