Policy Fellow in Digital Health

Imperial College London - Institute of Global Health and Innovation

Centre of Health Policy

St. Mary’s Campus

Imperial College London is recruiting a Policy Fellow in Digital Health to collaborate and support partnerships working with innovative, global health research projects focussed on digital health within the Centre for Health Policy. The post holder will support the policy team in building influence with Government Departments and other agencies to ensure that their digital policies are advanced and influenced by IGHI evidence. In addition, the post-holder will work with the team to develop and evaluate new digital solutions and promote their adoption by Government Departments and other agencies.

A key responsibility will be to contribute to the growth and development of the Centre for Health Policy’s digital health strategy and projects. The post holder will work with the Senior Policy fellow for digital health in the research, development and evaluation of digital solutions generated within the Centre as well as building partnerships with other centres within the IGHI such as the Helix Centre for design in healthcare.

The Policy Fellow will engage extensively with key health system and industry stakeholders and Imperial researchers to produce documents outlining a research agenda for digital health, and academic publications in top health policy journals. The post holder is expected to contribute to applications for funding of work in digital health policy as a cross-Imperial collaboration.

The successful candidate will have a degree or higher degree or equivalent in Political or Social Science, Economics, Information Technology.  Previous experience of working in digital health space or health policy is essential in addition to experience of delivering project milestones and objectives.

The post will be full-time and fixed term for one year, based at the St Mary’s Campus, Paddington.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment. Please complete and upload an application form as directed.  Please also enclose a portfolio of work with your application form.

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For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Dr. Saira Ghafur at saira.ghafur13@imperial.ac.uk.  

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