image002See below for information about a Research Associate post at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Grade and Salary Band: Grade 8 (33,943 to 39,324)

Full time

2 years, fixed term

Closing date: 06 January 2017

Reference: T1-80277897-02

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to work in the area of communication disability. This work will fall within the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care.

The primary focus of this will be to enhance existing high-quality research in the area of Communication Disability.  As such, experience of writing bids for research funding is highly desirable.  The successful applicant  should also be able to demonstrate a developing track record of publication in high quality peer-reviewed journals. Expertise in, or a willingness to learn, how to develop pathways to impact for research, through public engagement activities, including the use of social media, is also desirable.

You will have a doctoral level qualification in a relevant area and evidence of continuous professional development. We particularly welcome applications from speech and language therapists and psychologists. You will have the ability to build relationships and establish networks with internal and external contacts.   You will be able to prepare funding proposals and applications to external bodies. Using your initiative, you will use your creativity and judgement to develop appropriate approaches to research and will be able to synthesise complex data from different sources and to communicate findings via written reports for a variety of audiences.

 For more information about this post, please contact: Julie marshall:j.e.marshall@mmu.ac.uk or Janice Murray: j.murray@mmu.ac.uk

For full information, please see the  careers at MMU webpage: http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/jobs/vacancies/