Research Associate (Alzheimer Society Project Grant)

University of East Anglia - School of Health Sciences

(Full time post, available immediately for a fixed-term period until 31st December 2019)

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Research Associate to join a vibrant and dynamic research team headed by Professor Eneida Mioshi at the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia.

Based at the UEA campus, the Research Associate will be responsible for all aspects of assessments of specific research protocols and interventions of participants in a number of research projects. These may include patients with a diagnosis of dementia, MND, or those at risk of developing dementia, along with proxy/family members as well as healthy controls. The role also involves participating in other related activities of the group.

You will be responsible for identifying potentially eligible participants, screening for eligibility, obtaining consent for participation, data collection in various forms (interview, performance assessment, and administering standard dementia tests), test scoring, data entry, and delivering clinical intervention if this is part of the research project. You will also assist the group in conducting research clinics. Data entry, data quality checks and data analyses support will also be required.

Applicants must have a degree or equivalent level of qualification/experience in Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, or a related field. Experience and confidence in interacting with patients and family carers, and knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and current research practices is also essential.

The post is subject to an Enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 12 noon on 3rd January 2018.

Further particulars and an application form are available on our website: www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies/ or Tel. 01603 593493

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

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