Research Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Oct 2020

This post offers an exciting opportunity to work across the Schools of Engineering and Healthcare Sciences and with key leaders in Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Devices, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. They will be researching into and delivering the objectives on an MRC Confidence in Concept Award entitled “Clinical acceptance of technology in remote rehabilitation assessment: addressing urgent COVID challenges to drive future technology transfer.” 

Based in the School of Engineering, the post holder will be expected to conduct research within clinical acceptance of technology in remote rehabilitation assessment and to contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University by the production of measurable outputs including bidding for funding and publishing in national academic journals and conferences.  Key duties will involve qualitative research linking early adopters and new users of technology for remote healthcare and rehabilitation applications and clinical assessments. They will be expected to prepare reports on research findings to be delivered to the Investigators and the appropriate NHS Wales Committees whilst developing and delivering research objectives and proposals for research programmes including funding proposals. 

This post is full time (35 hours per week) fixed term for 11 months and must start as soon as possible to ensure that the allocated funding is spent within the project end date (end September 2021). 

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6). It is anticipated that an appointment will not be made above point 31, £34,804 per annum. 

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof Cathy Holt, Prof Valerie Sparkes or Dr Jen Davies (holt@ Cardiff.ac.uk/sparkesv@cardiff.ac.uk/daviesj@cardiff.ac.uk ). 

For further details about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact Enginadmin@cardiff.ac.uk  

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Closing date: Saturday, 31 October 2020
This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. 

The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities. 


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