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Research Assistant

City, University of London - Health Services Research and Management

Location: London
Salary: £38,205 to £40,521
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th December 2023
Closes: 1st January 2024
Job Ref: SHPS00345

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

Background

The School of Health Sciences has an excellent record of multi-disciplinary applied health research with high impact. We have an opportunity for a Research Assistant to work with Professor Rose McCabe an exciting NIHR funded programme grant: Improving outcomes in patients who self-harm - Adapting and evaluating a brief psychological intervention in Emergency Departments (ASsuRED).

Applications are invited from candidates experienced in research projects in mental health, sociology, psychology or medicine. You will need drive, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will work directly with the programme lead, Prof Rose McCabe and Dr Alexandra Bakou, trial manager, in the School for Health Sciences, City, University of London. They will contribute to a trial of a brief psychological intervention for people who present to Emergency Departments having self-harmed. The post will be based at City, University of London. The role will involve recruiting patients at participating Emergency Departments, obtaining consent and collecting outcome data.

Person Specification

The postholder will have a first degree in health or social science (i.e. psychology, sociology, clinical studies) and a Masters degree, in psychology or a related subject / discipline or equivalent professional qualification/experience. They will have experience working with people with mental health problems, conducting and delivering high quality quantitative research, experience of working with NHS staff, be able to respect and communicate confidential information in a sensitive and effective manner, be able and willing to travel between hospital sites in/around London and across the UK to study sites and be able and willing to work outside of office hours (including evening and weekends).

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

This role is available from 4th March 2024 or earlier by negotiation

Closing date: 1st January 2024 at 11:59 pm.

For an informal discussion please contact Lucy Goldsmith via lucy.goldsmith@city.ac.uk

For an informal discussion please contact Lucy Goldsmith via

Interviews will be held on 18th January 2024

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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