Research Associate/Fellow (MindTech) (Fixed-term) University of Nottingham, School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (MindTech) (Fixed-term)


Reference
MED023819


Closing Date
Friday, 29th March 2019


Job Type
Research


Department
School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology


Salary
£27025 to £39609 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,395 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance


We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate/Fellow to join the NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative. MindTech is a collaboration between the University of Nottingham, Institute of Mental Health and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust that aims to accelerate the development and adoption of new technology for mental health and dementia by bringing together clinicians, patients, academics and industry.

 

The successful candidate will be the lead MindTech researcher on a cross-European project ‘Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse in Central Nervous System Disorders’ (RADAR-CNS) focused on the development and evaluation of new methods of self-monitoring using technology such as smartphones and wearable technologies. Duties will include conducting literature reviews, designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative fieldwork, analysis and writing up of findings for interim and final reports and producing papers for academic, industrial and practitioner conferences/journals. The post holder will be required to liaise with the RADAR project partners and therefore some European travel will be necessary.

 

This post is an exciting opportunity to join an established and vibrant research group. The person appointed will be a highly-motivated individual with strong written and verbal communication skills, who is able to interact sensitively and professionally with a range of healthcare technology stakeholders including healthcare professionals, industry representatives, policy makers and patients.

 

Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree (upper 2nd or 1st class) in a relevant health or social science discipline (or equivalent) and a PhD (or be near to completion) or equivalent in a relevant area. Strong qualitative research skills and knowledge of healthcare systems are essential and knowledge of health economic methods would be an advantage.

 

This is a full-time post (36.25 hours per week), however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. The post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until the 31 March 2021.

 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Michael Craven, tel: 0115 7484210 or email michael.craven@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

 

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx


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