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Research Fellow (0.5FTE)

University College London - Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £37,281 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th January 2019
Closes: 31st January 2019
Job Ref: 1782806
 

Part Time: 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)

We are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to join an exciting, clinically relevant project examining psychological therapies for people living with or at risk of dementia. The project will focus on three themes: i) examining the relationship between earlier anxiety and depression and future dementia; ii) the amelioration of anxiety and depression through psychological therapy in older adults at risk of dementia; and iii) developing brief guidelines for adapting psychological therapies for people with all types of dementia.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator of the project, the successful applicant will join a dynamic department in a leading UK university with an international reputation for dementia research. They will work in partnership with the Centre for Outcomes Research (CORE) at UCL, other UCL departments and other UK universities to use existing large longitudinal datasets to answer clinically important questions related to theme 1 and 2 above. They may also work with the UCL Dementia Research Centre, collecting and analyzing questionnaire data from people affected by rarer dementias.

You will be part of a vibrant team and will work on all three themes above. You will play a key role in shaping the work, including: project setup, data analysis, drafting peer reviewed papers and writing reports for the funder. The setting as well as the opportunities and responsibilities of the post will provide an excellent opportunity for research career development.

We are looking for someone with excellent quantitative data analysis skills who has experience of working on research projects involving large longitudinal datasets and who has authored peer reviewed publications. 

You will need to have a PhD in psychology, neuroscience or epidemiology or a professional doctorate in clinical psychology. 

You will ideally have experience of working with routinely collected NHS data and NHS clinical services and an interest in psychological aspects of ageing or dementia. 

UCL vacancy reference: 1782806

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Please submit a covering letter and CV. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Josh Stott (Lecturer and Clinical Director; j.stott@ucl.ac.uk; 0207 679 5950)

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 8th February 2019

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

   
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