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Trial Support Officer

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
24,983 - 30,688 a year, reduced pro rata
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Trial Support Officer

University of York – Department of Health Sciences

Location: York

Salary Range: £24,983 - £30,688 a year, reduced pro rata

Hours: Part time

Ref Number: 6582

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 24 months

Closing date: 29 April 2018

The Mental Health and Addictions Group (MHARG) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to assist with the coordination of their trials.  As part of our programme of research we are collaborating on a European Study, the RE-DEFINE study. This study is a randomised controlled trial aimed at testing an intervention designed to reduce the likelihood of asylum seekers developing common mental disorders such as anxiety or depression.  You will require a strong background in mental health and an interest in pursuing a career in research and trials. 

You will assist with the setup and co-ordination of trials, assist with provision of documentation to obtain appropriate ethical approval and assist with the writing of summary reports and publications, all under the supervision and direction of a trial co-ordinator and/or senior trial manager.  This will involve liaising with members of the research team (including secretarial and administrative staff, trial managers, trial co-ordinators, data managers, statisticians, health economists and qualitative researchers).  You will therefore be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and have the ability to assist with the set up and co-ordination of randomised controlled trials.

You will hold a good first degree in a relevant area and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of mental health, healthcare, social science or education research.  Enthusiasm, commitment and ability to produce consistently high quality work within tight deadlines are also an essential requirement of this post.

Informal enquiries should be made to or

This post is available on a fixed term basis for 24 months.

This post is available part time for 22.2 hours a week (0.6 FTE).

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