Research Assistant - Part Time (11.25 hours) Fixed Term (33 weeks)

Edinburgh Napier University

United Kingdom

September 25, 2022

Description

Job title

Research Assistant - Part Time (11.25 hours) Fixed Term (33 weeks)

Job reference

0000018352

Date posted

05/09/2022

Application closing date

25/09/2022

Salary

£27,929 - £33,314 per annum (Grade 4)

Package

Excellent Benefits Package

Contractual hours

11.25

Basis

Part Time

Attachments

Blank

Job description

Further your Research career with Edinburgh Napier University

We are currently looking for a Research Assistant to join our School of Applied Sciences on a fixed term (33 weeks), part time basis (11.25 hours). You will be working in our Psychology labs to run a series of perceptual experiments investigating olfaction and the senses.

We aim to create research opportunities that develop talent and solutions that really work and matter in today's and tomorrow's world. At the School of Applied Sciences putting theory into practice is our guiding ethos, using science to help you make a difference. Our £60Million, purpose-built science and health campus in Sighthill houses a full range of cutting-edge facilities where staff, students and researchers tackle global and local issues affecting health, society and the environment.

Edinburgh Napier University's phenomenal results from the Research Excellence Framework (2021) are testament to our growing strength and capability as a research institution.

REF 2021 assessed 68% of our research as either “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”, up 15% since 2014. Additionally, the University's research power metric rocketed from 250 to 718, making Edinburgh Napier the top ranking Scottish modern university for both research power and research impact.

The University's improved power rating will now see our research funding increase as we take significant strides to grow our reputation as a research- focused institution as well as a teaching one. We are confident that we are well on our way to establishing ourselves as one of the UK's world-leading universities in research.

The Role

Working in the Psychology Labs at Edinburgh Napier University, the successful candidate will help to set up and run a series of perceptual experiments investigating olfaction and the senses.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and running of experiments using our cutting-edge facilities, and using your experience in participant recruitment, recruit participants to the study.

As someone with experience in data analysis, you will collect and manage data and assist in the analysis and interpretation of the results.

You'll get the opportunity to work alongside and learn from experienced staff as well as hands-on experience in perceptual experiments.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • Experience of managing cognitive psychology experiments and collecting data independently.
  • Experience of participant recruitment.
  • Experience of data management.
  • Experience of quantitative statistical design and analysis .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation and report writing skills.
  • To find out more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile .

    Benefits we offer

    Salary: £27,929 - £33,314 per annum (Grade 4) pro rata

    In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement, and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. For more information on our benefits package, please click here.

    Additional Information

    For informal discussions about this position, please contact Dr Duncan Carmichael (D.Carmichael@napier.ac.uk). For general enquiries, please contact the Recruitment team (recruitment@napier.ac.uk).

  • Closing Date: 25 September
  • Interview Date: W/C 3 October
  • Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. For information see here .

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    Established in 1964, the Edinburgh Napier University is a publically-owned institution for higher education in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded as Napier Technical College, the institution started operating with 800 students enrolled for courses like cabinet making, chemistry, engineering, and boat building.It...