Research Fellow


Location: Coventry
Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 27th July 2017
Closes: 28th August 2017
Reference: 1663343

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years.

The Engineering Psychology group at WMG is seeking to hire a Research Fellow to work on projects focusing on health and wellbeing in the organizational setting. Responsibilities will involve a close collaboration with the research team and our industry partners. Researchers interested in topics related to wellbeing, organisational psychology, judgment and decision making, ergonomics/human factors, and health psychology would be particularly well suited for this post. Responsibilities of this post will also include setting up and running experiments, data acquisition and analysis, conducting literature reviews, assisting in writing manuscripts and reports, coordinating and overseeing multiple projects.

You should be qualified to PhD level in psychology (or relevant discipline), with a particular interest in applying insights from behavioural sciences to improve innovation, wellbeing and productivity in workforces. You will have proven research experience and well developed communication and collaboration skills to provide the interface between industry, academic partners and the project management team. Programming skills are beneficial but not essential.

In return, we will provide you with a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

If you require further information about this position, please contact Prof Caroline Meyer ( for an informal discussion.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£28,453). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure (£29,301).

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.