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Research Project Coordinator

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Salary: £27,181 to £29,605 per year, pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 30 June 2024
Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Edge Hill University
Job type: Contract
Job reference: EHA2566-0624


We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Project Coordinator to join the Tse Memory Lab in the Department of Psychology to design and conduct research on spatial navigation. We are seeking a dynamic and skilled research assistant with a strong background in using Unity, or other relevant programming skills in virtual reality, to enhance our understanding of human behavioral mechanism.

Your main duties will include conducting experiments and data collection; assist the research team to conduct advanced behavioral and collect data to investigate memory and spatial navigation. You will also process and analysis data in a virtual spatial navigation environment such as Unity or equivalent settings and contribute to the presentation of results to internal groups/PI by drafting reports through appropriate word processing and data presentation software.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Dorothy Tse, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at

About You

As Research Project Coordinator you will have:

Qualifications to degree standard in relevant subject area
Experience of development of research design and data collection using identified methods
Experience of carrying out comprehensive literature reviews
Internal staff wishing to apply for a fixed term role as a secondment opportunity must discuss this with their existing line manager before applying.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

A minimum of 36 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days)
Free foreign language evening classes
Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more.
Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources
A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%
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About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before.

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world.

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

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