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Behavioural Scientist – KTP Associate

School of Psychology

Location:  Remote, office-based or hybrid working at Alpharmaxim Ltd, 1 Century Park, Pacific Road, Atlantic Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5BJ, UK
Salary:  £32,000 per annum
with up to £3,500 dedicated personal development budget. The successful candidate will also be eligible for the Alpharmaxim bonus scheme.
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (21 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 27 May 2022
Interview Date:  Wednesday 01 June 2022
Reference:  R220295
Release Date:  Wednesday 11 May 2022

Change behaviours. Change lives

Are you passionate about behavioural science? This is your opportunity to make a big difference.

A 21-month contract that could develop into a permanent role for the right person, and offers the chance to help build something new. To facilitate the use of behavioural science to shape the future of healthcare – and help ensure that medicines can reach those who need them.

You’ll sharpen your research skills, too, working alongside experienced mentors to lead and deliver a truly exciting new project.

Could this be the next step in your career?

We are looking for motivated candidates with an Hons degree (1st Class/ 2.1) and a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline (or about to submit a PhD), to participate in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project funded by Alpharmaxim Ltd and Innovate UK.

Working together with Alpharmaxim, Innovate UK and Aston University, you will use your knowledge of behavioural science and statistical modelling to create and deliver this unique research project with commercial value that aims to improve the way the pharma industry communicates and educates about diseases and their treatment – you could make a real difference to patients’ lives.

Should you have any questions about this role we would encourage you to contact the academic project lead: Dr Carl Senior ( or Dr Jason Thomas Aston University, (

You can learn more about KTP projects by visiting

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