Research Associate CAR Cleft Collective

University of the West of England
United Kingdom
28452.00 - 32004.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It's not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

The world leading Centre for Appearance Research (CAR), within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, is seeking to appoint a Research Associate on a fixed term, part time basis.

The Research Associate appointed to this post will join the psychology team working as part of the Cleft Collective cohort studies. Funded by The Scar Free Foundation and conducted in collaboration with the University of Bristol, the Cleft Collective is collecting data from patients and families affected by cleft lip/palate from across the UK on a longitudinal basis.

You will support data analysis and interpretation and will contribute to additional supporting studies. A good working knowledge of the analysis and interpretation of quantitative (and preferably qualitative) data is required. You will also contribute to the broader range of activities within CAR.

You will have:
•A Masters level qualification in Psychology or a closely related field.
•Understanding of how to conduct research using appropriate research techniques and how to implement appropriate research techniques.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:
•a generous holiday allowance of 27 days (pro rata if part time)
•up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
•flexible working;
•excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
•option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
•family friendly policies;
•option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Interviews are scheduled to take place during week commencing 4 September 2017.

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Nichola Rumsey on or email: or Dr Nicola Stock on or email: