Research Assistant - Treatment Resistant Depression (2 posts)

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.

We are looking to appoint two Research Assistants to work on an innovative interventional clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and mechanism of pramipexole as add-on treatment for people with treatment resistant depression. The role will require regular contact with patients taking part in the trial, assisting with patient recruitment and the scheduling of study visits, conducting semi-structured interviews and administering questionnaires and cognitive tasks. You will be based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

The posts are for a fixed-term (funded to 31 March 2023).

You will have a degree in psychology or a related subject with a strong interest in mental illness and its treatment. You will have good interpersonal skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members. Experience conducting psychological assessments and behavioural questionnaires, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. The posts will provide excellent experience of clinically relevant research and would suit a person interested in going on to either clinical psychology training or further research.

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 14 June 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-140747