Research Assistant (Procas-2 Project)

The University of Manchester - Psychology & Mental Health

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Closing Date: 24/01/2018
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Duration: until 8 June 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate: School of Health Sciences
Division: Psychology & Mental Health
Hours Per week: Full time
Salary: £26,495 to £30,688 per annum
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: BM&H-11214

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Assistant position to work on the Procas-2 project (

You will assist the qualitative team within this project. The main duties of this post will include: qualitative interviews, qualitative data analysis and assisting with the recruitment of women who do not engage with breast cancer screening. You will contribute to the production of reports and high quality research articles to be published in peer reviewed journals. You will also work collaboratively as part of the Procas-2 qualitative team as necessary to meet data collection and project deadlines.

You will have a degree in Psychology and be educated to MSc level. You will have advanced qualitative knowledge, familiarity with qualitative software (e.g. Nvivo) and experience of conducting interviews and thematic analysis. A higher degree with training in qualitative methods and/or experience of working with women who have been invited to take part in breast cancer screening would be an advantage.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr Fiona Ulph, Senior Lecturer


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more

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