Back to search results

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - UOD599

University of Dundee - Population Health and Genomics

Location: Dundee
Salary: £35,308 to £43,155 (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th May 2023
Closes: 14th June 2023
Job Ref: 1484

School of Medicine

Any candidates yet to achieve their PhD or who have not completed a PhD may be consider for the post and awarded Training Grade 7 £31,502 - £34,314

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Postdoctoral (or equivalent) Research Assistant within our Chronic Pain Research Group in the Division of Population Health and Genomics to deliver the Chronic Pain Identification Through Using Electronic Records (C-PICTURE) project. This centres on the development and validation of an algorithm to identify people with chronic pain through primary care-based records. You will use a range of methods (quantitative and qualitative) to collect data from patients and relevant stakeholders. This project is based in Dundee and is an exciting collaboration between the Universities o f Dundee, Aberdeen, and St Andrews, working with the Scottish Primary Care Information Resource (SPIRE) as part of Public Health Scotland (PHS) and the NHS Research Scotland Primary Care Research Network (NRS PCRN).

You will be part of the Chronic Pain Research Group at the University of Dundee, (https://www.dundee.ac.uk/cprg) which is part of the Division of Population Health and Genomics - University of Dundee. We support Early Career Researchers, with active mentoring, and a range of relevant training options for scientific and academic development.

You will be based at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals where the School of Medicine provides outstanding opportunities in medical education and training supported by world class research facilities.

Your priorities will include:

  • Ensuring all regulatory approvals are in place prior to the start of study activity
  • Ensuring that all collected data are recorded and held in a secure manner, following all regulatory requirements
  • Working with the collaborating GP practices (across 4 NHS Health Boards), and the wider study team, including patient partners, SPIRE and NRS PCRN to:
  • Develop a test dataset from pilot SPIRE algorithm
  • Develop two reference datasets
  • Use qualitative approaches to improve chronic pain case identification
  • Refine and validate case identification algorithm
  • Contributing to analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Leading and contributing to reports, scientific papers and presentations arising from this work

We’re looking for someone with:

  • PhD or equivalent higher degree in a relevant subject
  • Experience in mixed methods research
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact constructively in a diverse team including patients, clinicians and scientists
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team

The calibre of research at Dundee is high, with 95 per cent of staff working in areas of national or international excellence. Dundee benefits from a developed network of inter-disciplinary researchers collaborating across various Schools across our community. The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall as well a full range of disa! bility se rvices, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

For further information about this position please Professor Lesley Colvin; l.a.colvin@dundee.ac.uk or Professor Blair Smith; b.h.smith@dundee.ac.uk

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from University of Dundee

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge