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Department of Psychology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £33,540 to £35,443 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 01 November 2021
Reference:  1021-402

Part-Time – 2 days per week, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of Researcher in the Psychology Department.

Researcher needed to work on a literature search with methodological assessment of publications that focus on psychosocial aspect of living with chronic pain.

The Department of Psychology is looking to appoint apart time researcher to join a team of experts to carry out a review of factors that impact on people living with chronic pain (8 months, at 0.4) The Research Assistant (8 months, 0.4) will carry out literature searches and assess the methodologies in published research using best-practice criteria under the supervision of a PDRA and the PI.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

The study is led by Professor Tamar Pincus at Royal Holloway, and further details can be obtained from her directly, on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1021-402

Closing Date:   Midnight, 1st November 2021 

Interview Date: TBC

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