Postdoctoral Research Assistant; Implementation and Evaluation of the Brain Story

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 15 Jun 2020

Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral (or equivalent) Research Assistant with the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit on the Brain Story project. The project aims to see if the Brain Story could provide a universally accessible programme of resources to disrupt the intergenerational transmission of psychological problems and the consequences for human capital, and build resilience in families and communities at different stages of the life course, in a UK setting. The project will explore and evaluate different models of implementation for the Brain Story, with the aim of maximising its reach and impact within communities. The project will aim to pilot a number of different strategies in order to assess the feasibility for the Brain Story programme delivery and adoption in different settings.

The post is full-time, consideration would be given to candidates looking to work part-time (minimum of 80% FTE on a pro rata basis) and is based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital.

The post is for a fixed-term (funded to 31 October 2021).

You will be responsible for piloting strategies to assess feasibility for the Brain Story programme delivery and adoption in the UK across different sectors. You will select and employ appropriate outcome measures for this research and identify facilitators and barriers to implementation.

You will have or be close to the completion of a PhD or equivalent experience in psychology, public health, education, academic research, market research, healthcare or related industry. You will have experience of research outcome implementation and disseminating research to varied audiences.

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as
part of your application.

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 15 June 2020.

Closing Date: 15-JUN-2020 12:00

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