Research Assistant

Cardiff University - School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at Cardiff University seeks to appoint a highly motivated researcher to work as a part-time (.6 full-time equivalent) Research Assistant for a 6-month post (February 2018 to July 2018). The post-holder will support a Leverhulme Trust examining the effects of mindfulness on attitudes and values, led by Professor Geoff Haddock.  The role will include working with a Research Associate on a longitudinal study assessing the impact of mindfulness training on attitudes and values.  The role will include research design, data collection, and data analysis, helping to conduct the research with a large sample of participants. This is an opportunity for an energetic researcher with appropriate interests and experience to develop research on an important topic, while acquiring additional skills and expertise.

Enquiries about the post can be made to Professor Geoff Haddock (

This post is part-time (21 hours per week), fixed-term from February 2018 until July 2018, and available immediately.

Salary £26,495 - £30,688 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 5)
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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