Research Associate – Behaviour and Culture in Cerebral Palsy Football

Loughborough University – School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences

Location: Loughborough University, Loughborough
Salary: From £31,406
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: REQ211075

Full-time; Fixed-term to 30th November 2022

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 December 2021.

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.  

Closing date for applications: 1 November 2021.

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