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If you are planning to apply for a position within the Psychiatry Department, please read the information below on the application process. Please note all applications close at 12.00 midday.

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Current Vacancies 




Casual Dataset Curation Research Support Assistant:  £15.60 per hour  – Closing date 6th November 2021 (readvertisement – previous applicants need not reapply)

We would like to appoint a full time (37.5-hour week) casual research assistant to work within the DPUK team based in the Psychiatry Department, University of Oxford, at the Warneford Hospital.  The role is for a fixed term (12 weeks)

You will be responsible for the provision of research support for the dataset curation project.  This will include following, and adapting specialist procedures for data curation and recording and presenting quantitative data and information from a variety of sources.

You will have a first degree, or relevant experience, along with experience of working with datasets for research including data processing in a programmable package (e.g. Stata, R, Python).   With the ability to manage your own research and administrative activities, you will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write text that can be published, present data at conferences, and represent the research group at meetings.

You will also have demonstrable experience with academic systematic literature searching, the ability to work independently and use initiative, experience of working with data, and a scientific background, preferably in medical or psychology.

For enquiries and application, please contact Dr Sarah Bauermeister (  ) – for further details on the post and the application process please click here

Application Process

All applications for our vacancies are made on line through the University of Oxford jobs website and only in very exceptional circumstances can we receive applications via other means.  If you have a disability or other compelling reason that prevents you submitting an application on line please email our recruitment team at for advice.

Due to the additional work it creates and in fairness to other applicants, we are unable to accept late applications, so please make sure you are aware of the application deadline and submit yours in plenty of time.  All posts close promptly at noon on the closing date (and remember to allow for technical hitches, which seem to occur at the most inconvenient moment!)

Please follow the link in the posted advert to see further particulars and to apply.   As part of your application, you will be required to upload the documents below:

1. A Curriculum Vitae, (for most posts, but not required for posts at grades 1-5 as a fuller on-line application form is completed)

2. A letter of application/supporting statement.

Should you experience any difficulties using the online application system, please email  who will be able to advise you on how to proceed with your online application.   Alternatively  you can follow the 'Help' link on the left-hand side of the page at any time.   Please note this will open in a separate window.

To return to the online application at any stage, please click on the recruitment page 

Please be aware that for some positions we receive a high volume of applications and, although we do try to give feedback to unsuccessful candidates when requested, we are not always able to give individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.  We shortlist candidates based on the selection criteria that you will find towards the end of the job description