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Department of Psychology

Location:  Other
Salary:  £40,721 to £43,061 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 27 October 2021
Reference:  1021-403

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

Part-Time, Fixed-Term

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

Post-doctoral Researcher needed to work on project management, protocol and report writing, liaison with partners, application to ethics and 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 post-doctoral researcher to join a team of experts to carry out a review of factors that impact on people living with chronic pain (12 months, at 0.4) The Researcher will be responsible for the day to day running of the project, including line management of a junior researcher, writing protocols and reports, completing  literature searches and assessing the methodologies in published research using best-practice criteria under the supervision of 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 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: 1021-403

Closing Date:   Midnight, 27th October 2021

Interview Date: TBC


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