Vacancy: Research Assistant, Intensive Support Teams Study, Closing Date 1 Jan 2020.

Research Assistant, Intensive Support Teams Study, - Ref:1853951

UCL Division of Psychiatry

Location of position: London

Grade: 6

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £31,479 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Research Assistant for a mixed methods study which will investigate the efficacy of care models for adults with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour. You can see the study at:

The post holder’s main roles will be collecting quantitative and qualitative data from individuals with intellectual disability and their carers, and, in the latter stages, assisting with analysis and dissemination of results. Travel outside London will be required.

This post is suitable for an early career researcher or someone interested in a future career in mental health or clinical psychology. There will be opportunities for personal and professional development.

This post is available from February 2020, and is funded by NIHR HS&DR until August 2020.

Key Requirements

A first degree (2:1 or above) in psychology or other relevant clinical or social science is required, and experience of working clinically or in a research capacity with people with intellectual disabilities or complex mental health problems. Candidates must also have an ability to communicate sensitively with patients with intellectual disabilities and their carers, have excellent interpersonal skills, and some experience of conducting either quantitative or qualitative research.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please follow the link below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Ros Brown,

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

1 Jan 2020

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

13 January 2020

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Full job details and application form can be found here.