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Vacancy for Research Associate, University of Sheffield

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Job Reference Number: UOS016953
Job Title: Research Associate
Contract Type: Fixed-term for 21 months
Working Pattern: Part-time working 25 hours per week
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Psychology
Location: Psychology Department, Cathedral Court
Salary: Grade 7, £30,175 per annum pro rata
Closing date: 24 August 2017

We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Psychology for a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to work with us on investigating the relationship between levels of parental mindfulness and parental and child well-being in childhood psoriasis. This position is funded by the Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA), a UK registered charity dedicated to providing positive support to people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. 

You will have a good honours degree in a relevant subject area (or equivalent experience) and hold a PhD in a relevant subject area (Psychology, Social Science), or be very close to submission.

The successful candidate  will contribute to completion of ethical and governance approvals, conduct
interviews with the recruited participants, as well as analysing quantitative and qualitative data collected.

Candidates must be highly enthusiastic and committed to the project in addition to displaying outstanding motivation and commitment to research. Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work effectively with other members of the research team are also essential.

Further details are available from the University of Sheffield.  

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