|Salary:||£35,333 per annum, dependent on skills and experience|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||19th April 2023|
Starting salary from £35,333 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £42,155 per annum
Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Associate to work with Dr Kathryn Mares and other team members from University of East Anglia, Hobbs Rehabilitation and NeuroVirt to investigate the feasibility of a novel rehabilitation intervention for improving upper limb movement recovery after stroke.
NeuroVirt are a medical development company specialising in upper limb rehabilitation, they have developed software that allows a stroke survivor to play games in virtual reality using their affected arm. The games have been co-designed with stroke survivors and the aim is that they will provide a more engaging and motivating way for someone with an arm impairment after stroke to compete their upper limb exercises.
The project will be delivered in the community across Norfolk and the south and southwest of England. You will be responsible for set-up including ethics applications, managing the ongoing trial processes and working with the Principal Investigators at either Hobbs Rehabilitation or UEA and subsequent reports and publications alongside Dr Kathryn Mares. Whilst there will be capacity for online meetings, site visits will be required as part of the role.
This post is available immediately on a full-time basis for a fixed term period to 4 December 2023.
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: 19 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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