Job title: Post-doctoral Research Assistant in Global Mental Health

Salary: £25,023 to £26,537

Grade: 6

Hours: Full Time

Contract time: Fixed-term for 12 months

Closing date: 26th  Feb 2016

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We are currently hiring a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) to work on our new interdisciplinary Global Mental Health research.

This post will be based across the University of Sheffield’s School of Education and the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID). The School of Education is internationally renowned for its research excellence and teaching quality, providing a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degree programmes. SIID is a flagship interdisciplinary research institute within the University of Sheffield, bringing together researchers and non-academic stakeholder groups to develop new approaches to development research.

The post-holder will have an established research focus on Global Mental Health and will work primarily with Dr China Mills (School of Education), alongside Dr Simon Rushton (Department of Politics), and Dr Alison Howell (Rutgers University, Newark, USA).

You will join a team who are developing a new programme of interdisciplinary research on the theme of critical approaches to Global Mental Health, and will work towards creating an international collaborative network of scholars and practitioners in this growing field.

To find out more about this exciting new role and to apply, please visit