Research Associate Mental Health Data Pathfinder

University of Glasgow - RI Health and Wellbeing

Job Purpose

To contribute to the University of Glasgow MRC Mental Health Data Pathfinder Award.

Working with Professor Daniel Smith (PI) to deliver one of four sub-projects, entitled “Developing the West of Scotland Psychosis Clinical Information System (PsyCIS) as a resource for research.” This will include: a) increasing the level of routine data linkage of the PsyCIS cohort within SafeHaven; b) to develop, pilot and implement a system for collecting web-based patient-reported outcome measures; c) to use linkage to the national Diabetes register (SCI-Diabetes) to establish the prevalence of diabetes within PsyCIS and assess for evidence of systematic treatment inequalities; and d) extending the collection of routine blood samples of PsyCIS patients for use in future genetic and pharmacogenomics research. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact Prof Daniel Smith daniel.smith@glasgow.ac.uk

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This is a Fixed Term post of a duration not exceeding 31 December 2019.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Informal Enquiries Contact: Professor Daniel Smith

Tel: 0141 211 3930

Email: Daniel.Smith@glasgow.ac.uk

Vacancy Number: 021120. Closing Date: 12 June 2018

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