Research Assistant (Fixed-term, part-time)

The University of Nottingham

Europe , United Kingdom


Ending On: 29 Dec 2019 23 days to go


Job Description

We are looking for Research Assistant (Fixed-term, part-time)


Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Salary: £27511 to £30046 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reference MED460119 Closing Date Sunday, 5th January 2020 Job Type Research Department School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology Salary £27511 to £30046 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
We are seeking to appoint a graduate starting a career in research to carry out and help to develop studies of neuromodulation in people with depression. Neuromodulation is a new group of treatments that involve small electric or magnetic currents applied to the brain to lift people out of depression. The research team is investigating whether they are effective for depression and how they work. These studies are exploring the feasibility of additional studies using these treatments with a view to making further grant applications.

The post will require the role holder to travel extensively within Nottingham and surrounding areas. Independent mobility is necessary as not all respondents live on a bus route and applicants must be able to carry/move a moderate amount of interview equipment into participants homes i.e. interview schedules and a laptop-sized i-pad for carrying out neurocognitive testing.

Candidates must hold a 2:1 or higher degree or a 2:2 degree with a master's in health, psychology or related field. Experience with people who have mental health problems, an interest in helping people with depression, the ability to search research literature, set up and analyse databases and work in multidisciplinary teams are essential.

The post will be offered on a part-time (21.75 hours per week) fixed-term basis for a period of 2 years. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post. The post may involve occasional travel to other sites.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 January 2020.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Richard Morriss, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been 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, visit;

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