Job offer available in Scotland Research Fellow at Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University – School of Health and Social Care

Further your Research Career in Psychological Trauma with Edinburgh Napier University

Why Join Us?

Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland; with a further significant profile across the wider UK and a strong transnational education portfolio. Uniquely, in Scotland, the School offers midwifery and all four fields of practice in nursing: adult, child health, mental health and learning disabilities.

Research in psychological trauma in Edinburgh Napier University is pioneering. In collaboration with an international team, we currently run a number of externally funded projects in psychological trauma on classification of disorders of traumatic stress, theoretical modelling of factors explaining the impact of psychological trauma on health and wellbeing and the usefulness of interventions to alleviate distress following psychological trauma.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a research fellow, on a 9 month fixed term contract basis, to offer support to one of our Professors, Professor Thanos Karatzias, on a diverse range of new and existing projects on psychological trauma. Key duties will include developing research protocols with senior researchers, the NHS and other Higher Education Institutions, undertaking data analysis, report writing and dissemination.

Candidates will be ambitious and enthusiastic and will bring experience or a strong interest within research into psychological trauma. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant area, experience of quantitative data analysis and knowledge of mental health issues. Qualitative or mixed methods experience is desirable. A healthcare qualification will be an advantage.

View the full role description here

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to supporting equality in the workplace and encourages diversity. We currently hold a bronze Athena SWAN institutional award.

How will we reward you?

The University offers an extensive personal benefits package, as well as discounted membership to our innovative gym & leisure facilities across various campuses.

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here

Interviews will likely be held on 2nd  November 2017

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