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mtimmis
04-05-2011, 06:37 AM
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Anglia Ruskin University Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU)
Salary 29,972 - 34,745 p.a
Fixed term contract for 6 months (likely that the post will be extended based on additional funding)
Closing Date - 14 April 2011

Enquiries to Professor Shahina Pardhan; shahina.pardhan@anglia.ac.uk

About Anglia Ruskin University
Our vibrant, modern University has ambitious plans for its future. Our two main campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford are being transformed with major capital investments. With an annual income of 139m, 28,000 students and 2,100 staff, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.
About the role
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU) at our Cambridge campus. VERU is part of the Postgraduate Medical Institute and it fosters interdisciplinary research environment across different departments and faculties. We have a number of successful partnerships with the NHS, especially Hinchingbrooke and Addenbrookes hospitals.

The successful candidate will work on a collaborative project with Hinchingbrooke hospital investigating the effects of peripheral visual field loss in patients with glaucoma and how these affect everyday tasks such as adaptive gait and reach and grasp movements. You will be expected to evaluate the level of glaucoma loss, collect data on movement performance, analyse data and report findings to the research team. You will also be encouraged to write papers and apply for additional funding. You should have relevant experience or are willing to learn how to carry out motion analysis and working with patients. A relevant PhD in optometry or movement sceince/gait analysis is required.