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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Position in the Ear Disorders Laboratory of Professor Manohar Bance, Division of Neurosurgery.

Manohar Bance was elected to the Professorship of Otology and Skull Base Surgery, and is an effective translational researcher who has had a highly productive research programme focused on developing imaging of the inner ear and new engineering technology to improve hearing

The Research Assistant will help outfit an exciting new laboratory in hearing and balance disorders, and work with patients with hearing and balance disorders, cochlear implants and other ear related technology. The laboratory will work closely with anatomists, engineers, psychologists and physiologists at the University of Cambridge.

The Research Assistant will help develop new sensors, new test signals and new ways to analyze physiologic signals from patients and health subjects.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 21st July 2017 with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference ZE12510 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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