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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Reporting to the Principal Investigators of the project, the successful applicant will join a dynamic team in UCL, a leading UK university with an international reputation for dementia research. The postholder will set up and coordinate the project in achieving its three main aims: to develop a big data resource linking medical records of dementia status to IAPT treatment outcome data; to use this resource to investigate whether successfully treating anxiety and depression is associated with reduced dementia incidence; to test the feasibility of measuring change in behavioural and psychosocial dementia risk factors in IAPT services
Requirements: 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
   
Text: Research Fellow (Full Time), - Ref:1782285 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?37,281 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to work on MODIFY, a groundbreaking project funded by the Alzheimer?s Society to investigate how Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services might contribute to dementia prevention across England. Reporting to the Principal Investigators of the project, the successful applicant will join a dynamic team in UCL, a leading UK university with an international reputation for dementia research. The postholder will set up and coordinate the project in achieving its three main aims: 1. to develop a big data resource linking medical records of dementia status to IAPT treatment outcome data 2. to use this resource to investigate whether successfully treating anxiety and depression is associated with reduced dementia incidence. 3. to test the feasibility of measuring change in behavioural and psychosocial dementia risk factors in IAPT services. You will be part of a vibrant team and will work on successful completion of the project from inception to dissemination under direction of the PIs. You will play a key role in shaping the MOIDFY project, including liaison with NHS-Digital around data access, 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. Key Requirements 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. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed below. To apply please click on the "Apply Now" button below. 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). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 24 Jan 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 01 February 2019 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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