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Research Fellow

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,076 - 38,183 a year, reduced pro rata
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Role Description

We seek a Research Fellow to join the Mental Health & Addictions Research Group (MHARG) at the Department of Health Sciences.  Our research uses state of the art methods for health services research, health economics, randomised trials and epidemiological studies to address issues of effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and equity in mental health.

You will be involved in conducting a process evaluation of a Health Foundation funded ‘Scaling up’ project. This is a new post which offers the successful applicant the opportunity to develop foundations for a career in health services research. 

You will work alongside colleagues to provide co-ordination, planning, support and administrative assistance for evaluation studies within MHARG.  There is an expectation that you will liaise with local research networks (Mental Health Research Network (MHRN), Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) and NHS stakeholders.  The work will involve some travel to London for data collection. We would especially welcome applications from individuals with strong practical experience of qualitative healthcare process evaluation, particularly in patients with mental health problems.

This is a fixed term post until 31 October 2018 and the salary is in the range £31,076 – £38,183 per annum reduced pro rata, within grade 6 of the University’s salary scales. The post is part-time and the hours of work are 22.2 per week (0.6 FTE). For further information please contact Prof Simon Gilbody ( or Dr Helen Lewis (

Closing date: 3 April 2017

Interview date: TBC

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