Research Associate EDITION project

Job Reference : BM&H-11080
Location : Various Locations
Closing Date : 22/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Starting 1 March 2018 to 1 September 2020

The EDITION study has been funded by the National Institute of Health Research to develop and evaluate a de-escalation techniques training package to reduce staff-patient conflict in mental health settings. This post-doctoral post will require advanced skills in systematic reviewing, qualitative methods and trials methodology. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience of working, in either a clinical or research capacity, with secondary mental health care services populations.

You will lead data collection in the Barnsley and Wakefield sites. This will involve leading focus groups and interviews, conducting participant observation and recruiting patients and staff to complete follow-up assessments. You will need to travel regularly and work for extended periods within the study sites during data collection periods.

The post will start 1st March 2018 for 29 months (2.5 years) on a full-time basis.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. An appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:                                      

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Owen Price


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.