This is an excellent opportunity for a postgraduate candidate with strong research and organisational skills to further develop their expertise in research. Applications are invited from psychologists and/or researchers to join the research team.
The focus of the research is on mental health in students (mainly young adults) including impulsive and compulsive symptoms (e.g. gambling disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, substance use, and self-injury). The work will be supervised by Professor Chamberlain within the Psychiatry group of the Faculty of Medicine.
The Role would involve assisting Professor Chamberlain to develop and conduct research focusing on mental health and well-being in young people (such as surveys and the use of previously validated digital monitoring tools), focusing on students at the University of Southampton. It would also involve: interfacing with other teams and staff at the University of Southampton and other institutions to help promote and ensure research is conducted; contributing to the design and conduct of research including ethics applications, recruitment, and interpretation of data; and ensuring research is conducted in accordance with good practice and regulatory standards. The successful candidate will also have other opportunities to assist in research being led by others within the Department of Psychiatry.