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Salary wording for part time roles. Salary will be £31,411 per annum pro rata subject to knowledge, skills and experience.
Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable.)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.
The above part time (0.7FTE) post is available immediately until the 31 January 2024 on a fixed term basis.
The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr Maedeh Mansoubi. This SBRI-funded post is available from 01/02/2023 to 31/01/2024 . The successful applicant will work on an exciting telerehabilitation project helping stroke survivors to recover and support them to improve their mobility in close collaboration with an industry partner.
We are seeking to appoint a post-doctoral research associate to play a key role in our recently funded innovative trial EvolveRehab. Here we set out to adapt and evaluate an established remote, VR rehabilitation hardware/software tool EvolveRehab for training upper limb function in people early after Stroke with functional arm and hand impairments, and thus enable Stroke survivors to engage with more individualised progressive prescribed therapy in their home setting to increase therapy time with minimal input from clinical teams and improve outcomes for similar costs.
The post holder will work closely with other researchers within the Exeter BRC and [email protected] groupings, across the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and with the Research Lead EvolveRehab. You will join a dynamic, vibrant and growing research team at Exeter. This post would be suitable for a graduate or postgraduate seeking wider experience in applied clinical research to develop their portfolio for
research associate posts, or for an individual with experience in trial management and seeking to develop their expertise in trial management
The post will include, interviewing patients and focus groups, PPIE events arrangements and support, travelling to NHS sites and visiting patients at their homes. Data 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 prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) in, Rehabilitation Science, Sports sciences, Physical therapy or Public Health or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants will be able to communicate with patients, conduct interviews, have teamwork skills, travel to the sites and visit patients at their homes, and have data analysis skills using Excel and SPSS, be familiar with thematic analysis.
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What we can offer you
Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
For further information please contact Dr Maedeh Mansoubi, e-mail: [email protected]