NEON is currently running three clinical trials looking at whether access to online mental health recovery narratives can help people affected by mental health problems. You can find out more about our trials here: http://researchintorecovery.com/neontrials
The person appointed to this role will join the NEON study team, which is based in the Institute of Mental Health, and part of Professor Mike Slade’s Recovery Research Team http://researchintorecovery.com/
The purpose of the role is to support NEON Chief Investigator Mike Slade, NEON qualitative lead Kristian Pollock and NEON programme co-ordinator Stefan Rennick-Egglestone in conducting a rigorous process evaluation of the three NEON trials.
The appointed candidate will interview a substantial number of trial participants, iteratively developing the interview topic guide as they go. They will lead the work of producing research publications presenting process evaluation findings, which will target highly-visible international journals. They will gain direct experience of all aspects of a trial process evaluation, providing valuable experience to support a future career in clinical trials.
The appointed candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to produce writing of a publishable quality, ideally through prior involvement in peer-reviewed papers. The NEON team has a proud history of collaborative work on publications, and will support the appointed candidate in leading publication work. To date, we have published in a range of journals, including those targeted at a mental health practitioners, trial methodologists and interdisciplinary researchers.
The appointed candidate would be based in the Institute of Mental Health (subject to ongoing restrictions on workplace access caused by COVID-19). The Institute of Mental Health is a joint enterprise between Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Nottingham. It hosts eight centres for excellence including a World Health Organization collaborating centre on Mental Health, Disability and Human Rights, and a broad range of funded research.
The appointed candidate would become a member of the School of Health Sciences, which has an outstanding reputation for teaching and research excellence.
The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 30 September 2022 and hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week). Job share arrangements may be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Stefan Rennick-Egglestone Stefan.Egglestone@nottingham.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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