Graduate Research Assistant/Data Manager

University of Exeter - College of Life and Environmental Sciences

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

REACH spans the School of Psychology, the Institute of Health Research within the University of Exeter Medical School, PenCLAHRC and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health, and is a partner in the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Cognitive Health, providing a superb environment in which to develop a research career. This new post is available fixed term basis until 31st December 2018.

The successful candidate will undertake the role of Associate Research Fellow/Data Manager for the IDEAL Study, (Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing life: living well with dementia).This is an ESRC-funded large multi-site longitudinal cohort study which runs until the end of 2018.

We are seeking a highly competent data manager with exceptional data handling and IT skills to support the project in general data management, systems development, and with the archiving of project data. The successful candidate must be have excellent analytical, organizational and numeric skills and should have experience of working with large datasets.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Dr Sharon Nelis, Senior Research Fellow, telephone (01392/01326 726860) or email

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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