|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£37,473 to £42,155|
|Placed On:||7th December 2022|
|Closes:||9th January 2023|
Applications are invited for a full-time fixed term (until 30 September 2024) Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the research team on the Alzheimer’s Society funded project ‘Co-produced career guidance intervention for people living with dementia’. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced postdoctoral researcher with expertise in qualitative research and an interest in promoting equality, human rights and practical interventions to support people living with dementia.
The aim of the study is to co-produce and field-test an innovative career guidance and development approach to supporting people living with dementia post-diagnosis. The study design uses a mix of qualitative methods combining evidence review, service mapping, interviews and multi-disciplinary workshops. The successful applicant will be involved in Phase 2 (co-production of the career development intervention) and Phase 3 (field testing of the intervention protocol to assess the acceptability of the intervention and the potential for implementation) of the study.
Key Duties include
Other elements of the role include organising and participating in team meetings and stakeholder events, contributing to report writing, academic papers and other dissemination events.
Involvement of people living with dementia is central to the design and delivery of this project, in line with INVOLVE’s guidance on public engagement and co-production. As such, the post holder will require knowledge of ethical considerations of working with people living with dementia, as well as adherence to the Career Development Institute’s code of ethics.
The post holder will be based at Northumbria University’s Newcastle campus. The post will require local travel to test sites. The ability to travel within and beyond the UK may also be required.
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