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Research Assistant/PhD position in Manchester
Dear List, please see below for advert for a new 3-year research
assistant position based at South Manchester Hospital Trust. The
position has potential for someone with the right background (postgrad
audiology qualification) to complete a PhD. Closing date is Sept 25th.
University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust
Research Clinical Scientist
Withington Community Hospital, in collaboration with the University of
Manchester, has secured three-year funding from the National Institute
of Health Research to undertake a series of studies investigating
cochlear dead regions (DRs) in adults. The project will investigate
both the prevalence of DRs in new hearing aid referrals and the
benefits conferred by a variety of amplification options.
A researcher/clinical scientist is required to manage the day-to-day
running of the project and will be responsible for all aspects of data
collection and analysis.
Knowledge of tests procedures for diagnosing dead regions and
familiarity with NHS hearing instruments is highly desirable. You
should have good written and oral communication and organisational
skills, be a team player, and have the ability to work independently
and show initiative.
The post will suit an individual who is motivated to undertake
research that translates basic research into benefit for patients.
There would be the opportunity to enrol for a PhD, maintain clinical
skills, and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
You should possess a postgraduate qualification in Audiology and
preferably have completed (or be working towards) the BAA certificate
in audiological competence (CAC).
The appointment is fixed-term for three years and will be Band 6
salary range £29091 - £38352 (under review)
The appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced CRB disclosure.
Informal inquiries may be made to Dr Kevin J Munro, tel: +44 (0) 161
275 3360 (email Kevin.j.munro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) or Dr Graham Day, tel:
+44 (0) 161 217 3150 (email graham.day@xxxxxxxxxxx).