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Research Fellow - NIHR Project ECR

University College London - Institute for Global Health

Location: London
Salary: £30,922 to £42,701
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st January 2019
Closes: 21st February 2019
Job Ref: 1783197
 

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 0. The salary range will be Grade 6B: £30,922 - £32,607 per annum Grade 7: £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Group (NIHR GHRG) is multidisciplinary group that will develop a comprehensive, adaptable package of care to improve the mental health of survivors of violence against women, modern slavery, and civil conflict in resource-constrained settings in South Asia. Within three years, we will have designed and piloted a package of contextually-appropriate, multidisciplinary interventions for depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicidal ideation in survivors of violence for government and non-government organisations to use according to the needs of users and providers.

We have an excellent opportunity for someone interested in global health to develop their interest in violence prevention and mental health. Research partners include the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, King’s College London, the University of Nottingham, St George's University of London, Sangath and SNEHA in India, the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka, and HAWCA in Afghanistan.

The post holder will take part in the training programme within the grant and will have wider training opportunities within IGH and UCL. The appointee will be expected to visit our partner organisations and field sites in India and Sri Lanka as needed for research purposes. The post holder will work with Professor Osrin and Dr Devakumar to develop a research interest in violence against women and children and mental health within the existing programme of research at IGH and the Centre for the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents.

The post is available from 1 May 2019 to 31 March 2021.

The primary functions of the position are to undertake research in violence and mental health research and contribute to teaching in relation to the NIHR GHRG. The post holder will take part in the training programme within the grant and will have wider training opportunities within IGH and UCL. The appointee will be expected to visit our partner organisations and field sites in India and Sri Lanka as needed for research purposes.

Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary £30,922 - £32,607 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).

UCL vacancy reference: 1783197       

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

Informal enquiries should be made by email to Professor David Osrin, d.osrin@ucl.ac.uk or Dr Delan Devakumar, d.devakumar@ucl.ac.uk

In the event that you experience technical difficulties please contact pam.clarke@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

UCL Taking Action for Equality.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

   
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