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Research Associate

 

Job Description

Data analysis (inc recoding) of a qualitative data set of patient interviews about tobacco dependence treatment started in hospital.



Qualifications

PhD



Skills

Qualitative data analytical skills



writing for publication 

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To support the aims of the BRC Digital Therapies theme via work with Professor Colette Hirsch. 



Qualifications

PhD



Skills

Experiance with CBT and Digital Therapies.

This position is for a diligent and enthousiastic Research Assistant to work on a project focusing on the prevention of common mental health problems in children and young people. In this role, you will be working on an ambitious research programme that aims to advance our understanding on the targeting, personalisation and implementation of depression and anxiety prevention interventions for children and young people.



You will work together with a team on analysing large datasets to identify who is at most risk of developing depression and anxiety and understanding which child is most likely to benefit from – which type of –preventative intervention. You will also work on supporting the team to develop an implementation pathway to inform future prevention intervention in the UK. 



The Research Assistant will work in a small team and you will be based at the department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London.



The most part of the role will involve working on a large scale individual participant data meta-analysis project. You will help co-ordinate and support a small team with identifying studies that we should include in the analysis, helping with extracting relevant data from them and also work on harmonising and analysing the study data. You will also get involved in other research work based and additional analysis / data management. 



You will work with the team to make sure adhere to the latest guidance and best practice methods for IPDMA analysis as well as secondary analysis. 



We are looking for someone who has a good eye for detail who has affinity with data analysis as well as research co-ordination and collaboration. 



Qualifications

- MSc in Mental Health Science or related



- BSc in Psychology or related topic



Skills

- Expertise in children and young people's mental health research



- Experience with systematic reviews



- Ability to work independently and as part of a team



- Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a dynamic workload to ensure deadlines are met



- Ability to co-ordinate research activities and support others with their work



- (Some) experience with writing research for academic peer-review publications and communication activities to a broader audience



- Affinity with quantitative meta and longitudinal analysis and able to use R software



- Growing understanding of Open Science practices and willingness to learn and develop skills in this area



 

Recruitment of Research Assistant



(0.2FTE for 11 weeks-with flexibility)



Developing academic skills in Midwifery students: A co-created approach



Who we are looking for



Are you currently a 3rd year midwifery student at KCL?



Do you have an interest in academic skills and literacies?



Do you have experience in qualitative research?



If the answer to these questions is yes- we are looking for you!



Context of the post



We are looking to appoint a 3rd year midwifery students at King's College London to work with a multidisciplinary team from the department of Midwifery and King’s Academy on a project funded by the College Education Fund looking to enhance experience of transitions into and through study for undergraduate Midwifery students. Looking at the student experience of assessment, this project will design, deliver, and evaluate a new programme-level approach to embed academic literacies into the BSc Midwifery curriculum.



It builds on evidence of barriers to learning, and assesses student and educator needs in developing academic literacies, providing a model for NMPC.



The project will focus on BAME and SpLD student experiences but will be of whole-cohort benefit. There are 3 phases:




  1. working with Dr. Tomasina Stacey on the coproduction of academic literacy work



 



 Eligibility, hours and pay



To apply, you need to be a 3rd year midwifery student at King's College London. You will need to be able to commit to this role until  September 2024.



It is anticipated that the hours will be on average 7-8 per student 



You will be hired on a King's Talent Bank hourly paid contract, and they will undertake a Right to Work check. You will need to ensure that taking on this role is not in breach of King's policies or any funding or immigration conditions.



Support provided



You will be expected to work autonomously, but will have support, including:



 



Qualifications

3rd year midwifery student



Skills

Core skills, knowledge and experience required



(E-essential, D-desirable)




  • Understanding of undertaking academic literature review (E)

  • Interest in / knowledge and understanding of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and diverse student needs (E)

  • Experience of working with students (D)

  • Experience of designing, developing, or delivering learning support (D)

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