We would like to appoint a full time Emerging Minds Investigator (37.5 hour week) to work in an internship role between July and October 2021 within the Emerging Minds team within the growing TOPIC group (The Oxford Psychological Interventions in Childhood and adolescence), led by Professor Cathy Cresswell.
Salary: £11.81 per hour
Closing date: 9am – 21 May 2021
The Emerging Minds Network is a mental health research network funded by UK Research and Innovation. Our vision is to see the number of children and young people who experience mental health problems halved within 20 years. We are fostering research collaborations, across sectors and disciplines, focusing on mental health promotion, prevention and early treatment for children and young people.
We are focused on addressing 4 research challenges and we are seeking an intern to help us enable research into how we implement effective promotion of good mental health, prevention and early treatment for mental health problems at scale amongst children and young people. In particular:
Why even when we know ‘what works’ isn’t this necessarily implemented in policy and practice?
How do we improve evidence-based decision making? E.g.: How can we successfully inform commissioning decisions and policy making and how can we ultimately increase implementation of research into practice?
This internship role will focus on a rapid review of the existing evidence on the questions above and identify gaps/ priorities for research to address. This will involve supporting with virtual events, reviewing existing research to explore what researchers have already published on this topic and helping to share your findings.
You should have an interest in children and young people’s mental health and some experience of carrying out research. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with lived experience of mental health difficulties and from backgrounds under-represented in mental health research
We can offer the opportunity to work alongside experienced researchers and other professionals in a world class university setting. You will have the chance to develop your research and communication skills and deepen your knowledge of children & young people’s mental health. You will also have a chance to work closely with and make connections with experts in the charity sector, those with lived experience of mental health difficulties, policy makers and practitioners.
For enquiries and application, please contact Emily Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org
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We are not able to offer sponsorship for a visa for this role so the successful candidate would need to have their own immigration status that provides right to work in the UK for the duration of the post.
Unfortunately, due to the timeline involved, this post is only available on a full-time basis.