Research Assistant
University of Sussex - Sussex

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Research Assistant (Fixed term) Ref 698
School of Psychology
Fixed term for eight months, full time
Salary range: starting at £27,318 per annum.
Closing date for applications: 18 July 2014
Expected start date: 14 August 2014
Interviews: 25 July 2014


Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to carry out research on the impact of colour on learning and educational performance in children. The post is to work on the first 8-month phase of a project funded by a commercial company involved in the design and renovation of schools. You will be primarily responsible for data collection in primary schools, the preliminary analysis of data and assisting with the preparation of reports.

The post will be based in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, working with Dr. Anna Franklin. You will also join and work alongside other members of the Sussex Colour Group and you will be expected to have occasional meetings with the commercial project team in Berkshire.

The post may be of interest to those wishing to pursue a career in educational psychology or in academic or commercial research.

Please note that following any offer of the position, the successful candidate will need a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check as the post involves working with children.

For enquiries about the post please contact the lead investigator on the project: Dr. Anna Franklin,

Appointments are normally made at the first point of the salary scale.

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