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Ocular Surface Disease Research Associate

School of Optometry

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £30,502 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (24 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 28 October 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 11 November 2022
Reference:  R220625
Release Date:  Friday 23 September 2022

Applications are invited for a post as a research associate in ocular surface disease. The role will involve running active research projects, developing protocols and ethics submissions, recruiting patients, assessing visual function, meeting report deadlines, performing data collection and entry and writing academic papers with guidance. The School of Optometry at Aston is the largest in the world and boasts substantial modern clinical teaching facilities. The School offers innovative undergraduate and postgraduate degree, on-campus and distance learning, programmes in Optometry. Our accredited courses combine high quality teaching with clinical learning in practice environments, including our on-campus professional patient clinics. We also offer a variety of short courses for professionals. Please see the job description for more details on the requirements for the job. You must have a PhD Doctorate, be a clinically trained eye care professional and we are particularly interested in expertise in corneal confocal imaging. For further details please e-mail James Wolffsohn (Head of School).

If you are interested, please submit an online application and upload your CV.

Interview date will be in November 2022.

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