New and exiting opportunity to join the PMHP team

The Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP) requires the services of a Research Officer / Senior Research Officer. This is a full time post for a one year contract with appointment, starting as soon as possible. The appointee will be based at the PMHP offices on UCT’s Sawkins Road campus, but may need to travel locally, nationally and internationally.

Qualifications required:

  • Masters degree in Public Health or Psychology (or similar training and skills set).
  • Track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Thorough working knowledge of statistical packages for data analysis and ability to interpret results 

Additional qualification required for Senior Research Officer:

  • PhD in relevant discipline (e.g. Public Health, Psychology, Development studies
  • Evidence of successful research grant awards
  • Experience in liaising with international researchers and programmes
  • Experience of research project management

The main purpose of this position is to:

  • Co-ordinate PMHP research activities
  • Contribute to other research projects with which the PMHP partners
  • Pursue research grants for the PMHP

Find more details and how to apply at the UCT Vacancy pages


Posted on August 26, 2014, in Maternal Mental Health, Mental Health, Refugee issues, Substance abuse, Teen pregnancy and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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