Research Associate - Digital Health

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Job Type: Full-Time
Employer: The University of Oxford
Closing Date: 12.02.2018
An opportunity has arisen for a researcher to support an established research programme led by Professor Andrew Farmer. You will have responsibility for working on one or more of a series of related studies intended to develop and evaluate new approaches to monitoring and supporting people with long term (and multiple) conditions including diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, building on the availability of novel digital-health technologies. You will be a senior member of the group taking forward this programme and working closely with other members of the team.

You will have a background in research, preferably with experience of health services research and working directly with patients.

You will need a PhD/DPhil in a subject area relevant to applied health research (or equivalent experience evidenced by a solid publication record); sufficient specialist knowledge of relevant areas and methodologies to develop projects and excellent writing skills.

This post is full-time and fixed-term for 2 years.

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