Research Assistant - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

London (GB)
£31,883 inclusive of London Allowance
08 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Assistant

Department :    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

This is a part-time post requiring a flexible pattern of work (i.e., some weekends and evenings). The post will provide an enthusiastic and motivated individual with the opportunity to join a growing research team led by Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke at the IoPPN.

The primary objective of this role is to work on a study investigating future-oriented thinking in adolescents with ADHD. This role will involve recruiting adolescents for the study, behavioural and electrophysiological (EEG) data collection, and preparing data for analyses. This post is suitable for applicants who have an interest in ADHD and related disorders or in developmental neuroscience.

Applicants should have experience of conducting research with a clinical population and experience of using EEG in research. They should also be able to demonstrate a mature attitude to work and the ability to work independently. The capacity to work efficiently to fulfil recruitment targets and to meet the project deadlines is essential. The successful candidate will need to have proven organisational and research skills and be used to working well as part of a research team.

Experience of working with young people (either in paid or voluntary capacity) will be a real strength, though it is not necessary. The successful candidate will have to pass the appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service checks before taking up the post.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 6 months.

This is a part-time post - 50% full time equivalent.

The selection process will include a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 25th March 2019.

Grade and Salary :    £31,883 inclusive of London Allowance    
Job ID :    011366
Close Date :    20-Mar-2019
Contact Person :    Dr Kasia Kostyrka-Allchorne  
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