Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - Research Institute of Health & Wellbeing

The Youth Mental Health and Risk and Resilience Study (YouR) is funded by the Medical Research Council to identify and follow up young people who are at increased risk of developing serious and complex mental health problems such as psychosis. The post holder will play a key role in the identification, recruitment and follow-up of potentially eligible participants and will work closely with colleagues based within the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

The post is based in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Research Group with is part of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing in the newly established Mental Health Research Facility on Todd Campus. The post holder will be expected to travel to hospitals and clinics in Glasgow area depending on the particular studies to which they are assigned.

The post has funding until 30 September 2018.

For informal enquiries and further information please contact Professor Andrew Gumley at

To apply online, please refer to

Closing date: 1 October 2017

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to advancing gender equality in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia. The Institute of Health and Wellbeing has achieved a Silver Award. Further information at 

The Institute of Health & Wellbeing supports the principle of flexible working and undertakes that all requests will be considered seriously.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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