|Salary:||£38,205 to £44,263 (pro rata for hours worked) per annum together with USS pension benefits (Grade 08)|
|Placed On:||15th September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
Contract: Fixed term until March 2025. 28 hours per week (80% FTE)
Location: Singleton Campus
The Gambling Research, Education, and Treatment (GREAT) Network Wales is seeking a Research Facilitator to lead with bid development, help drive forward its research agenda, and contribute to the evidence-based treatment of gambling-related harm among individuals, families, and communities.
The GREAT Network strives to be a world-leading centre of excellence for translational research, evaluation, and evidence-based treatment for gambling-related harm. Based in the School of Psychology at Swansea University, the postholder will be responsible for facilitating various research projects on harmful gambling conducted by the GREAT Network’s Directors and members, relationship building with key stakeholders and funders, supporting dissemination, and seeking and securing external funding.
The postholder will work closely with the GREAT Director, Professor Simon Dymond, to identify gaps in knowledge, develop and submit competitive bids for funding including early career fellowships and other programmes aimed at fostering research independence and the establishment of critical mass. This is a unique opportunity for a well-qualified and motivated, postdoctoral early career researcher with experience of researching and publishing in any domain of addictive behaviours, including gambling.
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.
We have an under-representation of men in the area of research and would particularly welcome applications from men for this position. We also have an under representation of individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will always be made on merit.
Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment. Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.
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