Research Assistant in Psychological Medicine
King's College London, Psychological Medicine
United Kingdom

Research Assistant

Department : Psychological Medicine

This post is an exciting opportunity to coordinate development of an online peer support and psychoeducation platform tailored to address the psychosocial needs of people living with long-term physical health conditions. Online support groups are accessible and low-cost and could offer a way of bridging the gap in care for people experiencing emotional distress in the context of chronic illness. We will partner people living with long-term conditions to co-produce the platform, with the ultimate goal of testing its safety and effectiveness.


The post-holder will be responsible for coordinating:
1) focus groups to explore the psychosocial needs of people living with long-term conditions;
2) participatory design workshops to co-produce the online platform;
3) usability testing of the prototype platform.
The post holder will also have the opportunity to contribute to developing new research avenues at the interface between metal and physical health.


This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 18 months.


This post is offered as full-time or part-time (80% full time equivalent).


The selection process will include a panel interview.


To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.


Grade and Salary : Grade 5, £32,676 to £37,297 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Job ID : 025347

Post Date : 18-Dec-2019

Close Date : 19-Jan-2020

Contact Person : Dr Lauren Rayner Contact Details : or 020 7848 0540

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