King's College London

Research Assistant in Global Mental Health

Reference: THW/17/059639/001157
Salary Details: £27,629 to £32,004 per annum
Allowances: Plus £2,923 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

The Research Assistant in Global Mental Health, a research position within the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, will support KCL input into the AMARI project. AMARI (African Mental HeAlth Research Initiative) will select mental health research fellows in Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe from a range of disciplines at Masters, PhD and post-doctoral levels and train them in research excellence.

The post holder will assist Dr Abas by coordinating a range of projects in GMH, both research and Implementation studies, especially in the areas of interventions for depression and the interface between HIV and mental health. The post-holder will also be required to become acquainted with AMARI and with several key projects with links to AMARI, such as clinical trials and health service implementation, and with key partners, so that the post-holder will be able to synthesise and disseminate activities, answer enquiries, and liaise with partners. The post-holder will help with literature reviews, grant bids and doing ethics applications.

The salary will be paid at Grade 5, £27,629 to £32,004 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 1 year.

This is Full-time post.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, and a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held on 12 September 2017.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 4 September 2017.

Closing date: 04 September 2017

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