Job: Research Assistant – Neuroscience, Ethics and Society

Closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Monday 15 May 2017.

Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

Grade 6: £27,629 – £32,958 with a discretionary range to £36,001 p.a.

The post is for a fixed-term (funded to 31 December 2018).

We wish to appoint a full-time Research Assistant to work on a project studying early intervention and moral development in child psychiatry within the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society (NEUROSEC) Team. Led by Professor Ilina Singh the NEUROSEC team has an international reputation for its work in neuroscience and psychiatric ethics and builds collaborative research relationships with scientists and clinicians whilst maintaining a critical perspective and a portfolio of independent research projects.

You will work on NEUROSEC projects and will lead on development and oversight of data cleaning, management, and analysis. You will also contribute to publications based on this data, and will draft publications and study reports. You will support the development of the young people’s advisory group and develop research ethics applications as appropriate.

You will have an honours degree (at least 2.1) either in bioethics/psychology or a relevant social science with substantive postgraduate data analysis experience. With proven ability to meet deadlines, you will have research project management knowledge. You will have experience of working with young people, including knowledge of mental health concerns in young people.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory disclosure report from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

You should upload a covering letter and CV as part of your application.

To download documents outlining the position and to apply, follow the Research Assistant for the Psychosis:EIE and Citizens:EIE projects link on this page.

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