Research Fellow (Ageing and Multi-Morbidity)

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Closing date: 3rd October

Research Fellow (Ageing and Multi-Morbidity)

University of Hertfordshire – Health & Social Work / Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC)

Main duties and responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to work collaboratively with leading academics, key stakeholders and communities across the East of England. You will have the opportunity to develop and lead a programme of research in dementia care working collaboratively with colleagues at other participating Universities in the East of England (EoE) and health, public health, social care and third sector partners. As an early career researcher you will gain valuable knowledge and experience of developing health / care / public health research at local, regional and national levels. You will have the opportunity as part of the Fellowship to lead and collaborating on funding applications focused on dementia care and implementation of best evidence. You will also promote the dementia focused work of the ARC and the wider research programme as appropriate using social media, evidence briefings and other means and to engage with the research programme support team to contribute to reports in a timely manner.

Skills and experience needed

Experience and knowledge relating to the care and support of people living with dementia together with experience of working with academic and non-academic collaborators are required. You will have relevant research experience and knowledge, a record of scholarly published work as co-author. Experience conducting literature searches using electronic resources and presenting research findings at local or national level are also essential. You will bring to the post an outline of your proposed research and be able to demonstrate you have the knowledge and ability to deliver a programme of work within the two year allocated funding.

You will have good IT skills, organised, deal with sensitive information with strict confidentiality and have a systematic approach with high attention to detail. You will have good spoken and written English, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and time management skills. You will be flexible and adaptable to workload, able to work well in a team and to evidence communication to a high standard including peer reviewed publications, able to demonstrate initiative and have the ability to learn new skills.

Qualifications required

You will hold an undergraduate honours degree at a minimum 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and a PhD, or be close to completion of a PhD (no more than 3 months prior to viva), or hold an equivalent qualification, or have equivalent relevant experience.

ATAS Certificate

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Their commitment to the University’s Safeguarding Policy, requires that the recruitment of staff in this area, will need to undertake the minimum of a Basic DBS Check.

Informal enquiries:

For an informal discussion. Please contact Professor Claire Goodman:

Closing date: 3 October 2022

Interview date: 10 October 2022

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