Research Assistant

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

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5 Dec 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
Research Field
Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
United Kingdom
Application Deadline
11 Dec 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Other
Job Status
Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you an experienced Researcher with specialist skills in Psychology looking for an opportunity to join the UK’s first modern research-intensive University? The Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre is an internationally recognised research group with the primary focus of investigating the relationship between diet and the brain. This relationship is interrogated using randomised controlled trials to assess the efficacy of a wide variety of nutritional interventions ranging from single dietary components to whole foods. We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team to conduct this research.

Working within in collaboration with the current research team, you will support the Principal Investigator to deliver a series of research projects. General responsibilities include recruitment of participants, face to face data collection using a range of psychobiological techniques, data management and organisation, and contributing to manuscript submissions. 

Further information is available in the job description . 

This role is fixed term until November 30, 2024

ABOUT THE TEAM

This Research Project is being delivered within the Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre https://bpnrclab.com

ABOUT YOU

Applicants should hold a BSc in Psychology and have demonstrable specialist expert knowledge in delivering randomised controlled trials.

Further information is available in the person specification.  

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact [email protected] .

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’.  Your application should include a covering letter and a CV.

ABOUT US

At Northumbria, we embrace tomorrow. We pursue new thinking, forge new partnerships, create, and exchange new knowledge, and find new solutions. Our inspirational academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on. We are ready for the future whatever it may hold.

Awarded the title of University of the Year  in the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards, Northumbria University is a research-intensive modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence. 

Northumbria recorded the biggest rise of any UK university for research power in the Research Excellence Framework for the second time in 2021 and is now ranked top 25 for this measure. 

One of the largest universities in the UK with over 37,000 students from 137 countries, filled with world-leading research, award-winning partnerships, and students at the heart of an outstanding experience, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Discover more about us .  

Northumbria University is a great place to work. We empower our exceptional people to achieve shared ambitions and promote a positive work life balance. We offer a wide range of benefits including excellent pension schemes, flexible working, a generous holiday entitlement, continued commitment to your learning and development and more

Our Northumbria Values are guiding principles that define who we are, what we do and what is important to us. Our Values are: Academic Excellence; Innovation; Inclusivity; Collaboration; and Ambition.

Our Behaviours describe how we do things and how we work together at Northumbria, reflecting our culture and our decision-making. Our Behaviours are: We listen and learn, we support one another to success, we respect everyone and their contributions, we trust in ourselves and each other and we are bold.

Our Behaviours were co-created by colleagues from a range of roles across the University, who worked collaboratively to consider what it feels like to work for Northumbria, and where we need to continue to transform together to achieve what’s important to us. 

Please visit Our Values and Behaviours  page to find out more.

We are an on-campus organisation where colleagues work regular patterns of hours and on campus, with some flexibility on the timing of their hours and the location of their work in discussion with their manager. Our campus locations include City Campus Newcastle and Coach Lane Campus Newcastle.

Northumbria University is committed to creating an inclusive culture where we take pride in, and value, the diversity of our staff. We encourage and welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds a bronze Athena Swan award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality, we are a Disability Confident Leader, a member of the Race Equality Charter and are participating in the Stonewall Diversity Champion Programme.  

The University has implemented a range of flexible working arrangements, and we are happy to explore candidate requirements as part of the recruitment process.  

We are committed to keeping your data safe so it’s important for you to know how we use any personal data you give us. For more detailed information, access our Privacy Policy .

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Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
Country
United Kingdom
City
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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