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Research Fellow

University College London - UCL Ear Institute

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance, Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: 1817552
 

The UCL Ear Institute is a leading centre for hearing research in Europe, situated within one of the strongest neuroscience communities in the world at University College London. 

We seek to appoint a Research Fellow Audiologist to support the GOSH Charity funded Soundstorm (LiSN & Learn) auditory training project. The post-holder will be based at the UCL Ear Institute and employed by UCL with an honorary contract at the Royal National Throat Nose Ear (RNTNE) Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) where the project takes place. This 100% full time post is available for 12 months in the first instance. 

To support the project as appropriate for the project timeline. The different project related key activities will include: liaising with the GOSH/RNTNEH clinical teams for patient recruitment; consenting patients; testing children (N=20) on a variety of Audiological/cognitive/speech tests after some training, and collecting questionnaires from parents and children; interpreting, recording and analysing test results; reporting results to GP/parents in liaison with the project PI; supervising/troubleshooting auditory training activities (to be done by the family at home) and implementing award system for the children; analysing/interpreting and writing up of project findings for publication; dissemination activities; overall management activities, and attendance of project management meetings. 

The applicants should have a PhD in Audiology or related field and BSc/MSc I Audiology or related field with at least upper second class, experience in paediatric audiological testing and other related assessments as well as of working in a biomedical environment with proven ability to work collaboratively with clinical, non-clinical and academic colleagues. Excellent communication skills, good computer literacy, highest ethical and professional clinical and research standards are all essential qualities for the person that we seek to appoint. Enthusiasm for research is essential. 

UCL Vacancy Reference: 1817552       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. 

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Prof Doris-Eva Bamiou (d.bamiou@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59. 

Interview Date: TBC 

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

   
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