Research Associate in Hearing Science

Job Reference : BM&H-10270
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 21/07/2017
Salary : £31,076 to £38,183 per annum according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Human Communication, Development & Hearing
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2019

Applications are invited for the position of full time Research Associate. You will work on a research project directed towards development of a national hearing screen for adults. This will include but not be limited to identification of a suitable population to screen, methods of screening and implementation, and examination of suitable follow-up (e.g. hearing devices, behaviour change, regular check-ups). The study is funded as part of the Hearing Health Theme of the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).

This post will provide an exciting and flexible opportunity for a candidate with a PhD or other advanced degree in hearing science or a related discipline (e.g. psychology, neuroscience, medicine, physical, computer or data science) to address a research question of applied and urgent importance. A specific aim is to develop enough preliminary and published material to apply successfully for further and longer-term funding within two years.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor David Moore



Name: Catherine Wright


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.