Research Associate/Fellow - PRELIMS (Fixed-term) University of Nottingham, School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow - PRELIMS (Fixed-term)


Interview Date
Thursday, 18th April 2019

Closing Date
Friday, 5th April 2019

Job Type

School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology

£27025 to £32236 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,395 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

We are seeking to appoint a researcher to join the Psychological support for Emotional problems around Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis (PrEliMS) research project. This is an MS Society funded project that aims to develop an intervention to support individuals around the point of Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis. The purpose of this role will be to have specific responsibility for coordinating the study, data collection and analysis, and preparing the manuscripts for publication. In addition, the post-holder is required to support the development of research proposals related to the PrEliMS project.


The successful candidate will be expected to plan and conduct work using approaches or methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research and will be responsible for writing up work for publication.


Candidates must hold a PhD (or be close to completing a PhD) in Psychology or related field, and an understanding of the principles of clinical trials for complex interventions, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work well and communicate within a team are essential. Broader experience of working with people living with multiple sclerosis will be an advantage. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate personal enthusiasm and commitment to the subject area.


The post will be offered on a full-time, fixed-term basis until the 29 February 2020. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Roshan das Nair, or Dr Gogem Topcu, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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