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Job Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Job Type: Contract
Location: Durham, County Durham
Salary: £33797 - £40322/annum
Company: CV-Library
Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

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Job Description: The Role

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cross-Cultural Psychology. The candidate will run a pilot trial of a school-based media-literacy and body-positive intervention in remote communities on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, and will support the PI and collaborators in collating and analysing survey and qualitative data from three additional countries.


* To assist the PI in the development of research materials.
* To train and supervise field assistants in the execution of research activities.
* To manage and analyse large data collections across projects.
* To prepare and deliver presentations on research outputs/activities to audiences which may include: research sponsors, academic and non-academic audiences.
* To assist with the development of research objectives and proposals.
* To conduct individual and collaborative research projects under the direction of the Principal Investigator or Grant-holder.
* To work with the Principal Investigator or Grant-holder and other colleagues in the research group, as appropriate, to identify areas for research, develop new research methods and extend the research portfolio.
* To deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines by discussing with the Principal Investigator or Grant-holder and offering creative or innovative solutions.
* To liaise with research colleagues and make internal and external contacts to develop knowledge and understanding to form relationships for future research collaboration.
* To plan and manage own research activity, research resources in collaboration with others and contribute to the planning of research projects.
This post is fixed term for 18 months - the funding is available for a fixed period.

The post-holder is employed to work on a research which will be led by another colleague. Whilst this means that the post-holder will not be carrying out independent research in his/her own right, the expectation is that they will contribute to the advancement of the project, through the development of their own research ideas/adaptation and development of research protocols.

Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post as soon as possible

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