Research Assistant; Dementia Studies

University of Oxford
February 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:£39,745
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Research Assistant; Dementia Studies

Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

We are looking to appoint a Research Assistant to join the Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) team based in the Psychiatry Department, University of Oxford, at the Warneford Hospital. DPUK is a partnership between 27 public, private and third sector organisations, with core funding from the Medical Research Council. Based at Oxford University, we bring together expertise from universities, charities, and pharmaceutical and technology companies to enable crucial breakthroughs in dementia research.

The post is for a fixed term (funded to 31 December 2025) and is full-time.

You will focus on the Trials Delivery Framework and will have the responsibility to coordinate participants and researchers using the DPUK registers. You will be liaising with study and trial researchers about new studies, management of participant visits, including psychological tests and MRI scanning. You will also assist in the delivery of the Feasibility and Acceptability of Scalable Test for Brain Health study (FAST Brain Health study): Booking participant visits, online or in-person consenting, online or in-person digital cognitive testing, recording of demographics and medical history.

You will have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or other relevant discipline (2:1 or higher) along with a strong interest in cognitive neuroscience or clinical psychology. With the ability to work with patients and older participants, you will have knowledge of research in dementia/cognitive disorders, as well as knowledge of research design and experimental methods. A research background in dementia, neurodegeneration or neuroscience would be desirable, as would data handling experience and an aptitude for statistical analysis

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement and a CV as part of your application

The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday 3rd February 2023

Contact Person : HR Administrator Vacancy ID : 162867 Contact Phone : 01865 618204 Closing Date & Time : 03-Feb-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 30502 - 36386 (discretionary range to £39,745)

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