Research Associate (Clean sport within International 7-a-side football)

  • Loughborough
  • 27th January 2022

Employer: Loughborough University

Location: Loughborough

Reference: REQ211075

Contract type: Full-time, fixed term (12 months)

Salary range: from £31,406 to £38,587

Full Description:

School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences 

Full-time; Fixed-term for 12-months starting 1st March 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter) 

Funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in collaboration with the International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF), we are seeking a Research Associate to work on a novel project designed to develop an understanding of the role of athlete support personnel in influencing clean sport culture(s) within international cerebral palsy football. You will co-ordinate and manage the main activities of the project including data collection and analysis (0.5 FTE) and also support the translation activities of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (0.5 FTE). 

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract for 12-months starting 1st March 2022. 

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Jamie Barker, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, via email to or telephone on 01509 226363 

Note that the research agreement has not yet been signed by WADA and the University; recruitment to this post is therefore being allowed to proceed at risk. 

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply. 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th January

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