The Mental Health and Addiction Research Group (MHARG) at the Department of Health Sciences, University of York is seeking to appoint two Research Associates. The postholder(s) will be based at a prison to work on the AMICABLE project.
As a Research Associate you will contribute to an NIHR programme grant evaluating a prison peer-led problem support mentor scheme across the Northeast, Northwest and Yorkshire and Humber regions. The post will expand on prior work conducted in this area see: (https://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/research/mental-health/projects/peer-led-problem-solving/). The appointments will form part of a larger team with prison healthcare providers Spectrum and the University of Leeds.
The University of York offers flexible working patterns and a number of family friendly initiatives. As a Department we are proud to foster a supportive culture that helps staff and students contribute fully, flourish and excel, to reach their full potential. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion as well as the values of the Athena Swan Charter in all out Departmental activities.
The main purpose of the role is to conduct research under the supervision of senior colleagues and contribute to the production of research relating to the AMICABLE project.
This role is available on a fixed term basis for 42 months
Interview date: 12th January 2023
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Amanda Perry: email@example.com
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.
Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
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