Senior Research Fellowships in Dementia Studies, University of Worcester, UK | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Senior Research Fellowships in Dementia Studies, University of Worcester, UK

We are seeking an experienced and inspiring Senior Research Fellow to be a key player in the development of the knowledge transfer portfolio of the newly established Association of Dementia Studies. We require an individual who has demonstrated that they can enthuse and work in partnership with health and social care providers to radically improve services for people living with dementia. In particular, the post-holder is expected to take a leading role in developing the University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies.  It is expected that the post holder will work closely with the Director of ADS and deputise for her as appropriate. Together with her, they will have responsibility for securing long-term funding for ADS ensuring that it becomes financially viable after the initial prime funding period.  The focus of this post would be applied research in the development of a practice based portfolio to ensure the delivery of the national dementia strategy. Such activities will be progressed with colleagues from a range of sectors with the aim of developing a centre of excellence locally, nationally and ultimately, internationally. We are looking for an individual who has substantial experience in applied research in dementia care and has an appropriate professional health or social care qualification. We would welcome applications from a range of disciplines but who has a high level of credibility across a range of disciplines.  Areas of expertise in nursing, medicine, social care, activity and occupation, psychology, care homes, care at home, design and tele-care, service commissioning and modelling would be particularly relevant. As the post will involve developing and running research programmes, the post holder will also be expected to have project management experience.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 14 April 2011

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