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MRC funded post-doc and research assistant (or PhD student)
Please see below two advertised positions (post-doc and research
assistant)related to my new MRC grant "Automated and individual
fitting for cochlear implants". The work revolves around objective and
perceptual measures for fitting and optimisation of fitting for
cochlear implantees, and their relationship to each other. For the RA
position we would be very interested in graduates who wish to complete
Chair in Applied Hearing Research
University of Manchester
+44 161 3061671
PA Wendy Spruce
+44 161 2758281
The University of Manchester
Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
School of Psychological Sciences
Salary £23,002 p.a.
You will work with members of the Audiology and Deafness Research
Group on exciting projects, focussing on cochlear implant related
research. Applications are invited from graduates and postgraduates
with a background in psychology, audiology, neuroscience or other
related disciplines. Experience or background in hearing related
disciplines or electrophysiological measurements would be desirable.
Knowledge of databases, basic data analyses skills, and good writing
skills are highly desirable. You should have good communication and
organisational skills, be a team player, and have the ability to work
independently and show initiative. There would be the opportunity to
enrol in a PhD, as well as being able to enhance research skills and
experience and be part of a highly successful research team.
Salary: £27,466 p.a.
You will join a world-leading research team to investigate Cochlear
implant related research. You will have a PhD and demonstrable
research experience in the field of auditory evoked potentials. For
the right person, this is an opportunity to enhance research skills
and experience and be part of a highly successful research team.
The post is based within a highly active multidisciplinary research
group with strong links to local health services and other research
groups nationally and internationally. You will have an excellent
opportunity for career advancement and the chance to develop further
research skills and collaborations.
Both posts are available for 3 years in the first instance.
Informal enquiries to Professor Colette McKay (tel 0161 3061671, email
Application forms and further particulars for both positions are
available at http://www.manchester.ac.uk/news/vacancies or from the
Directorate Human Resources, Tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 8835, email:
Closing date: 6 June 2008
Interview date: 13 June 2008
Please quote reference.
The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and
diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for
all members of its community.