Research Assistant (Fixed term)

Closing Date
Sunday, 6th February 2022
Job Type
School of Medicine, Hearing Sciences Scottish Section (Glasgow)
£27924 to £30497 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post based in Glasgow at the Scottish Section of the Hearing Sciences group in the University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine. This is a thriving centre of research into how people use their hearing, how hearing loss affects them, and how new technologies might help. 

The successful candidate's duties will include measuring communicative behaviour and perceptual ability, carrying out data analyses and reporting results. The emphasis of this post will be on conducting laboratory-based experiments studying the effects of hearing impairment on conversational behaviour amongst adults with a range of hearing abilities, collecting behavioural and electro-physiological measurements, and performing both quantitative and qualitative analyses of data. 

Candidates must have (or be close to completing) a Masters degree or equivalent in Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive Science or any related subject area. Additional desirable criteria include experience of working with older adults and/or those with communication difficulties. 

This post is available on a fixed term basis for 1 year. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

For informal enquiries, email Tim Beechey ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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