Research Fellow in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
School/department: The Sussex Rudd Centre, The School of Psychology
Hours: Part- time 4 days per week (80%)
Contract: Fixed Term from 01. 09. 2018 for 16 months until 31 December 2019
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum
Placed on: 9 August 2018
Closing date: 15 August 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 21 August 2018
Expected start date: ASAP
We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Early Childhood Adversity working in collaboration with the Sussex Rudd Centre and Public Health Wales (PHW).This role will be supervised by Professor Gordon Harold.
You will develop evidenced-based models to be used as part of the early intervention approach to policing and criminal justice across Wales, which will be tested and piloted within the programme of work.
You will support and build on the collaboration between the University of Sussex University and PHW, by identifying key funding and resourcing opportunities, and platforms to publicise the work both nationally and internationally.
You will support PHW in delivering a World Class ACE-informed public health approach to policing and criminal justice.
You will be educated to postgraduate level in a relevant field and ideally working towards a PHD within this topic area.
You will have theoretical, analytical and knowledge exchange skills in the areas of developmental psychopathology and child-adolescent-adult mental health and will have skills and experience using qualitative and quantitative research methods.
You will have experience working with family based interventions, school based interventions and frontline professional training specific to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and youth mental health.
You will have excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team and will be expected to travel frequently between Wales and Brighton and it is expected that 40% of your time will be spent working with colleagues in PHW.
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