Research Assistant (Fixed-term)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Nottingham, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Oct 2022

Reference: MED406322

Closing Date: Wednesday, 5th October 2022

Job Type: Research

Department: School of Health Sciences

Salary: £28762 to £32348 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to join the world-leading Recovery Research Team led by Professor Mike Slade, within the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.

In England, there are an increasing number of Recovery Colleges, however there is limited research investigation into their effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. The successful candidate will work with Professor Mike Slade and co-PI Prof Claire Henderson (King’s College London) on the NIHR funded RECOLLECT 2 programme grant. Using a mixed-methods design, RECOLLECT 2 aims to understand how Recovery Colleges can provide the most benefit to people who use mental health services.

Candidates should have a first degree or equivalent in a relevant social science or health related discipline. The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of mental health research and have experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods. 

The position will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of extension dependent on grant funding. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Mike Slade (m.slade@nottingham.ac.uk ) or Dr Tesnime Jebara (tesnime.jebara@kcl.ac.uk ). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge .


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