|Salary:||£27,929 per annum|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
Salary on appointment will be £27,929 per annum, with an annual increment up to £34,308 per annum
The Applied Dementia Research Group is looking to appoint a Research Associate on a fixed term basis to 31 March 2026 for our exciting Road Safety Trust funded INDICATE (Introduction of an oNline cognitive battery for fitness to Drive In mild Cognitive impAirmenT and dEmentia) project.
You will be working on the project investigating how driving safety in mild cognitive impairment and dementia is related to online cognitive changes. The project will be run in collaboration with 17 Driving Mobility assessment centres, who provide fitness to drive assessments for the DVLA. We will recruit participants who undergo fitness to drive assessments at those centres to establish whether online cognitive changes relate to driving changes in mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
We are looking for a highly motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills. You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the studies, including helping to design the online cognitive testing (training will be provided), scheduling and online testing of participants, liaison with Driving Mobility partner sites, managing data collection & scoring, and supporting statistical analysis & write-up of results.
Depending on the results of the project, the outcomes have significant potential to change driving policy for fitness to drive assessment in mild cognitive impairment and dementia in the future. For more information, please get in touch with the PI (Prof Michael Hornberger) of the project.
The post is available immediately on a full-time basis for a fixed term period to 31 March 2026 and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part- time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.
Further information on our great benefits package, including 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and additional University Customary days, can be found on our benefits page.
Closing date: 20 April 2023
The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.
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