Research Assistant, Social Cognition in Psychosis

University College London - Division of Psychiatry

We are seeking a candidate with previous research experience and knowledge about cognitive approaches to the study of mental health difficulties who wishes to contribute to a high quality study looking at social cognition and neurocognition in psychosis. The overall aim of the study is to take a novel approach to social cognition in people with psychosis, looking specifically at the representation of social agents in delusions and hallucinations. The post-holder’s main roles will be in assisting with recruitment, collecting quantitative and possibly qualitative data from people with psychosis, and, in the latter stages, assisting with analysis and dissemination of results.  

The post is funded by the Wellcome Trust for 6 months. 

Part Time: 14.6 hours per week (40% FTE)

A first degree (2:1 or above) in psychology or a relevant subject is required, as well as experience of conducting high quality academic research, excellent ability with computers, and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Experience of working or other contact with people with a history of psychosis is desirable.

UCL vacancy reference: 1712272     

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact: Dr Vaughan Bell, . For queries about the application process please contact Ros Brown, Those selected for interview will be contacted by email so please ensure your contact details are correct.

Interview Date: 2 March 2018

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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