MS Patient Representative- Research Assistant

NUI Galway are recruiting

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a part-time, fixed term position (20% FTE) as a Patient Representative Research Assistant with the Discipline of Occupational Therapy at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is funded by Health Research Board and is available from July 1st 2019. This is a specific purpose contract circa 30 months.

Information on project:

The post is an exciting opportunity to be part of a research study of a cognitive rehabilitation intervention for people living with multiple sclerosis. Some people with multiple sclerosis have cognitive symptoms (e.g. difficulty with memory, processing information, attention) that impact their daily lives. The lead researcher has developed a new occupational therapy programme for people with multiple sclerosis that aims to help people deal with these symptoms. The programme will be assessed in this study.

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How to apply:

Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of two referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Dr Sinéad Hynes at

Please put reference number NUIG-079-19 in subject line of e-mail application.Or by post to Dr Sinéad Hynes, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences, Áras Moyola, NUI Galway.

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Friday 31st May 2019 at 5.00 pm

Interviews are planned to be held on 11th June 2019

All positions are recruited in line with Open, Transparent, Merit (OTM) and Competency based recruitment. National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.