Research Assistant; Adolescent Psychological Therapy

Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

Applications are invited for a research assistant to work on a project led by Professor Alan Stein, developing a digital platform to deliver a psychological therapy among adolescents living in low resource settings in Uganda You will be based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital, Oxford and will be required to travel to Uganda up to 3 - 4 times a year (1 - 2 weeks per trip), plus an initial start-up visit of 1 month.


The post is for a fixed-term for 2 years.


You will coordinate research leaders on the grant, and assist with all field logistics and with managing and training project field staff. You will work on ethics applications and ensure that any ethical and welfare issues in the study are identified and managed appropriately.


You will have a degree in psychology or social/medical sciences, with a good understanding of psychological therapies, and research experience in psychological interventions and/or cognition. With experience of working collaboratively with a multi-faceted team, you will have excellent project management and organisational skills, and the ability to work to deadlines. Experience of working with Low/Middle Income Countries (LMIC) and working with an NGO would be desirable.


You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as part of your application.


The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 3 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-140609

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