Research Assistant (Actissist) (Part Time)

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Manchester, ENGLAND
Deadline: 05 Nov 2019

Research Assistant will carry out recruitment, assessments and associated study duties on a research project funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) entitled Active Assistance for Psychological Therapy 2.0 (Actissist 2.0): Digital Intervention for Co-producing care in psychosis. This study seeks to test in a large scale randomised controlled trial the efficacy of a CBT-informed app over and above routine symptom monitoring in an early psychosis group.

As part of a skilled project research team, the post-holder will assist with recruiting to the study, supporting the effective delivery of the study, and carrying out assessments. The role will also involve active participation in reviewing relevant literature, recruiting key stakeholders (for interviews and feedback regarding the implementation of the intervention), supporting the training of clinical staff and study participants, recruiting participants to the project, collecting data, including follow-up data, administering assessments, supporting data analysis, and adhering to all clinical and governance procedures.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Manager: Dr Sandra Bucci


Tel: 0161 306 0422

General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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