Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Psychology

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Unit: Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £33,199–£37,345 (pro rata if part-time)
Location: Milton Keynes
Reference: 15076
Temporary contract for 24 months working full-time (37 hours per week), or as a part-time temporary contract, working 29.6 hours per week, until 30 April 2021
Closing Date: 05 October 2018, 12:00

You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team conducting research as part of the EPSRC funded ‘Citizen Forensics’ project. The project will develop a socio-technical system aimed at promoting collaboration between citizens and the police through the exchange of data gathered using a variety of digital technologies and will support the investigation of crimes and enhance public safety.

You will hold a PhD in Psychology (or cognate discipline) and have existing research expertise in forensic, cognitive and/or social psychology that is relevant to the work described above, but do not need to have worked directly in forensic or policing arenas. Instead you will need a good working knowledge of relevant psychological theory and research and proficiency in quantitative research methods and analyses (experience of using qualitative methods is also desirable).


Closing date: 12:00 noon on 05 October 2018

Interview date: Interviews are planned to place early November 2018 at Walton Hall, Milton Keynes but this date may change if operationally required.

Email: FASS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk

An application form and job related information are available here. Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Coordinator or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

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