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MRC funded post-doc and research assistant (or PhD student)



Dear List,
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 a PhD.
Colette


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Colette McKay
Chair in Applied Hearing Research
University of Manchester
+44 161 3061671
colette.mckay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

PA Wendy Spruce
+44 161 2758281
wendy.spruce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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The University of Manchester

Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences

School of Psychological Sciences

Research Assistant
(REF MHS/80475)

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.

Research Associate
(Ref: MHS/80476)

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 colette.mckay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx).

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: Mhs-hr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Closing date: 6 June 2008

Interview date:  13 June 2008

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