LUNA Project Manager (Part-Time 0.4 FTE, With Funding for 9.5 Months)

City, University of London

Europe , United Kingdom

Part-Time

Ending On: 26 Jan 2020 3 days to go

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Job Description

We are looking for LUNA Project Manager (Part-Time 0.4 FTE, With Funding for 9.5 Months)

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Requirements: Salary: £38,017 to £44,045
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Location: London
Salary: £38,017 to £44,045
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd January 2020
Closes: 26th January 2020
Job Ref: 60029712

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signi?cant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The Division of Language & Communication Science in the School of Health Sciences is the largest provider of speech and language therapy education in the UK. It has a strong core of experienced academics with experts in most domains of speech and language therapy, together with leaders from aligned academic subjects including phonetics, linguistics, psychology and audiology.

Responsibilities

The Language & Communication Science Research Centre conducts world-leading research in several specialist areas including developmental and acquired language impairment; deafness; sign language and gesture; speech phonology and linguistics; social disadvantage and quality of life. It has a thriving aphasia research team, with funded projects investigating the benefits of peer support, technological applications in aphasia rehabilitation, the benefits of solution-focused therapy and narrative intervention. Its inclusive and supportive research culture aims to give all staff the opportunity to develop their research careers.

Person Specification

The Division is seeking to appoint an outstanding, qualified, Project Manager to provide project management support to the LUNA project which is moving into its final phase of developing and testing a novel discourse treatment targeting personal narratives with people with aphasia.

The appointed candidate will work with the research team to recruit the remaining participants to the intervention phase of the study, to monitor data collection and to provide support overall support to the research project as required. It is essential that the appointed candidate will have knowledge of aphasia and an awareness of ethical conduct of research and research methods.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 26th January 2020

The role is available from 16 March 2020 to start earlier or later by negotiation.

Interviews are scheduled for 4 February 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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